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Useful vocabulary for film discussion

tenir tête à

to stand up to

ménager

to handle, to deal carefully with

déprimé

depressed

la genièvre

gin

éviter

to avoid

heurter

to hit

un recommandé

certified letter

un pastis

anise aperitif

avoir mal au cœur

to have heartburn, to be nauseated

boubourse / babache

idiot

saoul

drunk

dégriser

to sober up

prendre congé

to take a leave

une prise de sang

blood test

la dépanneuse

tow truck

les lieux communs

bathroom

rustre

uncouth, boorish

abruti

moronic

arriéré

retarded

choyer

to pamper

les moules

mussels

un chacal

jackal

un repas d'accueil

welcome meal

faire un cache-cache

to play hide and seek

les patates (familier)

potatoes

s'engueuler

to argue

un cauchemar

nightnare

une mobylette

moped

lâche

cowardly

un coup de feu

gunshot

les voeux de bonheur

wishes for happiness

avoir quelqu'un à l'œil

to keep an eye on someone

avoir le trac

to have stagefright

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