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Describing and characterizing people Asking for, giving, and refusing permission Chores

Pas question!

Out of the question!

Non, c'est impossible.

No, that's impossible.

Pourquoi pas?

Why not?

faire les courses

to do the errands

faire la vaisselle

to do the dishes

promener le chien

to walk the dog

garder ta petite soeur

to look after your little sister

passer l'aspirateur

to vacuum

ranger ta chambre

to clean your room

sortir la poubelle

to take out the trash

tondre le gazon

to mow the lawn

toujours

always

deja vu

already seen

d'habitude

usually

de temps en temps

from time to time

une fois par semaine

one time per week

quelquefois

sometimes

ne. . .jamais

never

Je voudrais aller au cinema. Tu es d'accord?

I would like to go to the movies. Is that OK with you?

souvent

often

rarement

rarely

Est-ce que je peux sortir?

May I go out?

D'accord, si tu fais d'abord la vaisselle.

OK, if you do the dishes first.

Oui, bien sur.

Yes, of course.

Pas ce soir.

Not tonight.

debarrasser la table

to clear the table

Non, tu dois faire tes devoirs.

No, you must do your homework.

faire le menage

to clean house

Oui, si tu veux.

Yes, if you want.

laver la voiture

to wash the car

happy

heureux/heureuse

content/happy

Content(e)(s)

Is she nice?

Est-ce qu'elle est sympa?

What are they (fem.) like?

Elles sont comment?

difficile(s)

difficult

Ils sont comment?

What are they (masc.) like?

deja

already

Elle est brune.

She is a brunette.

What is she like?

Elle est comment?

nice

sympa - invariable (always the same)

interesting

interessant(e)(s)

Il n'est ni grand ni petit.

He is neither tall nor short.

Santa Claus is fat.

Le Pere Noel est gros!!

King Kong est grand.

King Kong is tall.

Elle est timide.

She is shy.

tout le monde

everyone

annoying

embetant(e)(s)

easy

facile(s)

mechant(e)(s)

mean, evil, wicked

He is a pain in the neck.

Il est penible.

Superman is strong.

Superman est fort.

Ils sont ages.

They are old.

petit(e)(s)

short

intelligent

intelligent(e)(s)

Ils sont amusants.

They (masc.) are funny.

grand(e)(s)

tall

They (fem.) are funny.

Elles sont amusantes.

Il est comment?

What is he like?

penible(s)

a pain in the neck

Melanie est brune et mince.

Melanie is a brunette and is thin.

a person(or persons) with red hair

roux - masculine sing./plural
rousse - feminine (sing.)
rousses - feminine plural

old

age(e)(s)

thin

mince(s)

a person(or persons) with blond hair

blond(e)(s)

a person(or persons) with brown hair.

brun(e)(s)

funny

amusant(e)(s)

cute

mignon(s) - masculine sing/pl
mignonne(s) - feminine sing/plural

young

jeune(s)

shy

timide(s)

nice

gentil(s) - masc sing/plural
gentille(s) - fem sing/plural

fat

gros - masculine sing/plural
grosse - feminine singular
grosses - feminine plural

strong

fort(e)(s)

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