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For quiz Monday, 4/4/11; extra terms included (INCOMPLETE)

Déprimant

Depressing

Ras le bol (m) (de)

Exasperation

S'emparer (de)

To take over, seize, take hold of

Liberticide

Liberty killer

Salé

Dirtied

Répliquer (à)

To retort, argue with

Ascète

Ascetic

Apéro (m)

Aperitif (drink)

Voie (f)

Way, route

Durcir

To harden

Se débrouiller

To figure it out, manage, disentangle/solve

Hebdomadaire

Weekly

Entraîner

=provoquer, lead to

Prendre garde à

To be on the watch for
= se faire attention de

Le boulot

Work, job

Un sondage

Poll, survey

La moitié

Half

À tort

Wrongfully

Dégât (m)

Damage

Constater

Notice, establish (fact)

Le tabagisme

Tobacco addiction

Dénormaliser

"denormalize"

S'accrocher à

Cling to, hang on; also to fix (au mur)

Soi-disant

Self-styled, so-called, supposedly

Censé

Expected, supposed to

Réduire

Reduce

l'expertise (f)

Valuation, appraisal, assessment; expertise

Pleuvoir

To rain (used figuratively)

Conjugal

Conjugal, marital

la santé

health

le risque

risk

la consommation

consumption

mis en ligne

posted

l'entrée en vigueur

enforcement

lieu de convivialité

social gathering

le grand public

general public

moralisateur

moralizing

hygiéniste

hygienist

excédé

exasperated (not = excès)

accroître

increase

décroître = diminuer

decline, decrease

maladie grave

serious illness

demeurer

= rester (remain)

éviter

avoid

la publicité

advertising

une boisson alcoolisée/(non alcoolisée)

alcoholic/(soft) drink

être pris de boisson

be under the influence (drunk)

un avertissement (sanitaire)

(health) warning

prendre un verre

come for a drink

spiritueux

(adj) highly alcoholic, (nm) spirit

cl

centilitre

avouer

confess

lié

connected to

s'agir

be about

une campagne de prevention

preventive campaign

bannir

ban, banish

le tabagisme passif

secondhand smoke

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