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Les petits enfants du siecle Vocab #1

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Les douleurs
The pains (child birth)
S'en falloir
Would have to... / Almost there... (Expression of time)
Resserrer
To re-tighten
Une gaine
A girdle
Pas de veine
Tough luck
Louper
To miss
Une prime
A bonus
Le ventre
The stomach
Le pont de la Toussaint
The result of the Toussaint holiday (context humor)
Demeurer
To remain
Un lambin
A slowpoke (masculine)
La fermeture
The closing
Comme il faut
Like it should be / The right way
Dans l'ensemble
All in all (long version)
À peine
Barely / hardly
Un berceau
A cradle
En m'accrochant
By hanging
Se mettre à
To start doing something
Brailler
To bawl
Au fond
All in all (short version)
Un jumeau
A twin
Égaré
Lost / misplaced
Du moins
At least
Bien
Indeed (in this context)
Toute seule
By myself, oneself...
Hisser
To hoist
Les couverts
The silverware
Un rond (de serviette)
A napkin ring
Vivement que
Can hardly wait for... (add a subject in front of this term to get this definition)
D'ailleurs
Besides
On n'avait plus avantage
There was nothing to gain
Unique
Single (in this context, salary per house).