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ENGLISH VOCABULARY

- pretty / attractive / cute / beautiful - to must be in his mid 20’s - suit (costume) - to be dressed with - to wear - to look as if he were - while - to seem / to look concentrated / absorbed - self-confident - among which (parmi lesquels) - cabs = taxies - as / since (puisque) - therefore = consequently = as a consequence - to take place - make out = distinguish - high buildings = skyscrapers - the traffic is congested = there is a traffic jam - rush hours = peak hours - either - blurred (floue) - it looks as if time had stood still (le temps s’était arrêté) - the focal point / to put the stress on - the hectic kind of life (la journée quotidiennement remplie) - no longer (example : the business world is no longer a man’s world) - most likely (fort probablement) - to spend good time - to miss the bright side of the life TO EXPRESS OUR INTENTION - may have wanted to - may have intented to - may have wanted to ARGUMENTS IN FAVOUR - to have to - to have no choice left but to - thanks to = owing to ARGUMENTS AGAINST - without work life would be boring - I would better / rather … than …