Jules et Jim Vocab

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enseigner

to teach

avoir en commun

to have in commen

une causette

a chat

causer

to chate

un auditeur attentif

an attentive listener

tenir le coup

keep your chin up

une veuve

a widow

le boulot

work

le dédain

disdain/contempt

grossièrement

crudely/roughly

exhumer

to unearth

inhumer

to bury

se faire faire

to have made

dépasser

to exceed/stick out

un rêve

a dream

un bout de

a piece of

tenir à

to be fond of

tricher

to cheat

louer

to rent

un ascenseur

an elevator

se déguiser

to disguise oneself

un déguisement

a disguise

toucher de l'argent

to get paid

le quai

riverbank

traiter

to treat

plonger

to dive

aider qqn à inf

to help somebody to

un dessin

a drawing

un entretien

an interview

éclater

to burst/explode

des nouvelles

the news

vingt de chaque heure

20 minutes after every hour

une libellule

a dragonfly

le ménage

the houshold

la maîtresse de maison

the lady of the house

une auberge

an inn

éviter

to avoid

une cigale

a grasshopper

une fourmi

an ant

une scène de ménage

a domestic fight

du tissu

fabric

des courroies

straps

une usine

a factory

un vignoble

a vinyard

enfouir

to bury

fouiller

to rummage through

se charger de

to take responsibility for

à la lueur de

in light of

profiter de

to profit by

la nuque

the nape of the neck

le rez-de-chaussée

the ground floor

réclamer

to ask for

creux

hollow/empty

confier à

to entrust to

femme de lettres

woman of letters

menu

small, of little importance

avoir failli

almost did something

se venger

to get revenge

un cauchemar

a nightmare

passer un examen

to take a test

rompre

to break

avoir rompu

broke

une rupture

a break

le coeur

a heart

se mettre à inf

to apply oneself

je n'en peux plus

I can't do it anymore

bon débarras

Good riddance

moitié

half

mépriser

to despise/scorn

un horaire

a schedule

enceinte

pregnant

faire une fausse couche

to have a miscarriage

un sourd

a deaf person

un moulin

a mill

sacré

holy

échouer

to fail

rater

to fail (informal)

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