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French-English vocabulary for Personnages ch4

le bac (-calauréat)

the exit exam

la circulation

the traffic

un(e) commerçant(e)

a shopkeeper

la comptabilité

the accounting/bookkeeping

un copain/une copine

a friend

la faculté

the college

un métier

job/occupation/trade

la service militaire

the military service

aîné(e)

oldest

célèbre

famous

clair

light(hair/color)

décédé(e)

deceased

foncé

dark(hair/color)

fort(e)

strong/plump/good(at something)

mince

thin

épais

thick

piéton(ne)

pedestrian

s'attendre

to expect

se détendre

to relax

se distraire

to have fun/enjoy oneself

passer un examen

to take a test

recevoir

to receive/invite to one's home

réussir (à un examen)

to pass (a test)/succeed

vieillir

to grow old

actuellement

now/at present

à part

except/separate

au-dessus de

above/over

autant (de)

as many/though

Chapeau

Great/Nice going (negative)

lorsque

when

plutôt

rather

pourtant

however

tandis que

while/whereas

bien cuit

well cooked

à point

medium

saignant

rare

Comme cuisson?

How do you like your meat cooked?

la cuisine

kitchen/cooking

faire les courses

to do the shopping

un marche

an open-air market

un pourboire

tip

une serveuse/un serveur

waitress/waiter

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