2010 Exam past paper vocab

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l'inconnu

the stranger

la cause principale

the biggest cause

se réposer/ faire une pause

a break from

par-dessus le marché

to top it all off

sur les dents

all stressed out

c'est le jour et la nuit

to be chalk and cheese

il est à bout de nerfs

he is a nervous wreck

la vie n'est pas le travail; travailler sans cesse rend fou (Charles de Gaulle)

life is not work; working without stopping makes you crazy (Charles de Gaulle)

le loyer

rent

le canapé

sofa

faire des économies

to save

tout ce qui me plaît

Anything I want

courir

to run

un régime

diet

quant à

concerning/ with regards to

léger

to light

se priver

to go without/ deprive oneself

remplacer

to replace

manquer

to be missing/ lack

toucher

to effect

une fillière

a course

garder la forme

to keep fit

soigner

to care for

inciter

to encourage/ urge

dépasser

to overtake/ exceed

atteindre

to reach/ achieve

les ordonnances

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