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a 9 84 abandon v renoncer à to stop doing an activity before you
have finished it
a 2 16 abrupt adj subit describes something that is sudden
and unexpected, and often
a 11 102 abuse n injures rude and offensive words said to
another person
a 11 102 accessory n accessoire something added to a machine or to
clothing, which has a useful or
decorative purpose
a 5 47 achieve v réussir, atteindre to succeed in finishing something or
reaching an aim, especially after a lot
of work or effort
a 3 29 adapt v s'adapter to change something to suit different
conditions or uses
a 4 35 aim v viser to intend
a 4 41 airy adj aéré with a lot of light and space
a 6 53 alert adj alerte quick to see, understand and act in a
particular situation
a 1 8 amused adj amusé showing that you think something is
funny
a 15 136 ancient adj ancien of or from a long time ago, having
lasted for a very long time
a 1 10 annoy v agacer to make someone angry
a 14 125 anxiety n angoisse an uncomfortable feeling of
nervousness or worry about
something that is happening or might
happen in the future
a 5 48 appreciate v apprécier to recognise or understand that
something is valuable, important or as
described
a 5 44 approach n approche a way of considering or doing
something
a 10 89 appropriate adj approprié suitable or right for a particular
situation or occasion
a 14 125 arch n arche a structure consisting of a curved top
on two supports, which holds the
weight of something above it
a 12 111 arise v survenir to happen
a 13 119 ashore adv vers le rivage towards or onto land from an area of
water
a 5 49 aspect n aspect one part of a situation, problem,
subject, etc.
a 1 11 assume v supposer to accept something to be true without
question or proof
a 12 107 at first glance à première vue when first looking
a 4 35 attitude n attitude a feeling or opinion about something
or someone, or a way of behaving
that is caused by this
a 16 147 attract attention attirer l'attention to make someone notice you
b 13 119 backpack n sac à dos a bag that you carry on your back
b 3 29 bare adj dénudé if a cupboard or room is bare, there is
little or nothing in it
b 13 118 bark v aboyer (of a dog) to make a loud rough noise
b 5 49 barrier n barrière anything that prevents people from
being together or understanding each
other
b 9 84 be supposed v être censé to have to; to have a duty or a
responsibility to
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b 10 89 be to do with v porter sur to be caused by or connected with
something
b 16 143 be up to no good v préparer un mauvais
coup
to be doing something bad that you
should not be doing
b 1 10 best-selling adj à succès selling in very large numbers
b 5 49 bilingual adj bilingue (of a person) able to use two
languages for communication, or (of a
thing) using or involving two
b 8 71 blister n ampoule a painful red swelling on the skin that
contains liquid, caused usually by
continuous rubbing, especially on
your foot, or by burning
b 14 124 block n immeuble a large, usually tall building divided
into separate parts for use as offices
or homes by several different
organisations or people
b 7 64 blow down v renverser If the wind blows something down, it
makes it fall to the ground by blowing
on it.
b 1 8 bored adj ennuyé feeling tired and unhappy because
something is not interesting or
because you have nothing to do
b 6 53 branch n branche one of the parts of a tree that grows
out from the main trunk and has
leaves, flowers or fruit on it
b 16 145 break down v tomber en panne If a machine or vehicle breaks down,
it stops working.
b 15 138 break out v éclater If something dangerous or unpleasant
breaks out, it suddenly starts.
b 11 101 brilliant adj 1 super 2 brillant 1 very good 2 extremely clever or
skilled
b 1 10 bring up v élever to care for a child until he/she is an
adult, often giving him/her particular
beliefs
b 9 83 brutal adj brutal not considering someone’s feelings
b 16 143 built-in adj encastré If a place or piece of equipment has
built-in objects, they are permanently
connected and cannot be easily
removed.
b 4 35 bunch n bande a group of people
b 9 83 by accident par accident without intending to, or without being
intended
c 4 39 cage n cage a space surrounded on all sides by
bars or wire, in which animals or birds
are kept
c 7 62 call centre n centre d'appel a large office in which a company’s
employees provide information to its
customers, or sell or advertise its
goods or services by telephone
c 8 72 can’t help ne pas pouvoir
s'empêcher
If you can’t help doing something, you
cannot stop yourself doing it.
c 5 45 cancel v annuler to decide that an organised event will
not happen
c 12 107 canned food n conserves food which is sold in cans (= closed
metal containers)
c 8 71 career n carrière the job or series of jobs that you do
during your working life, especially if
you continue to get better jobs and
earn more money
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c 8 72 carry on v poursuivre to continue doing something, or to
cause something to continue
c 7 62 cashier n caissier a person whose job is to receive and
pay out money in a shop, bank,
restaurant, etc.
c 8 73 casual adj décontracté describes clothes that are not formal
or not suitable for special occasions
c 9 84 celebrity n célébrité someone who is famous, especially in
the entertainment business
c 14 125 cellar n cave a room under the ground floor of a
building, usually used for storage
c 5 49 challenge n défi something that is difficult and that
tests someone’s ability and
c 9 81 chance of a lifetime n chance d'une vie an opportunity which only comes once
in your life
c 12 107 change your mind changer d'avis to change your decision or opinion
c 15 138 chaotic adj chaotique in a state of chaos (= a situation
where there is no order and
everything is confused)
c 13 119 charge v foncer to move forward quickly and violently,
especially towards something which
has caused difficulty or anger
c 1 11 charming adj charmant pleasant and attractive
c 12 106 check-up n contrôle a general medical examination to see
if you are healthy
c 9 84 cheering n acclamation shouts of encouragement and
c 15 138 chuck v jeter to throw something carelessly
c 2 17 clamber v se hisser to climb up, across or into somewhere
with difficulty, using the hands and the
feet
c 5 45 classmate n camarade someone who is in the same class as
you at school
c 6 53 clearing n clairière an area in a wood or forest from
which trees and bushes have been
c 4 40 combination n combinaison the mixture you get when two or more
things are combined
c 9 83 come down to v se résumer à If a situation or decision comes down
to something, that is the thing that
influences it most.
c 2 20 commit v commettre to do something illegal or something
that is considered wrong
c 3 29 compartment n compartiment one of the separate areas inside a
vehicle, especially a train
c 16 143 compatible adj compatible compatible equipment can be used
together
c 2 20 compete v concurrencer to try to be more successful than
someone or something else
c 1 11 compromise n compromis an agreement in an argument in
which the people involved reduce
their demands or change their opinion
in order to agree
c 11 102 concern n inquiétude when you feel worried or nervous
about something, or something that
makes you feel worried
c 2 20 consistent adj constant always behaving or happening in a
similar, especially positive, way
c 14 128 consultant n consultant someone who advises people on a
particular subject
c 15 136 contemporary adj contemporain existing or happening now
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c 9 82 contract n contrat a legal document that states and
explains a formal agreement between
two different people or groups, or the
agreement itself
c 11 99 convenient adj commode near or easy to get to or use
c 15 135 conventional adj conventionel traditional and ordinary
c 16 143 coordination n coordination the ability to make your arms, legs
and other body parts move in a
controlled way
c 4 41 cosy adj douillet comfortable and pleasant, especially
(of a building) because small and
c 12 107 counsellor n conseiller someone who is trained to listen to
people and give them advice about
their problems
c 1 11 counter-argument n contre-argument an argument against another
argument, idea or suggestion
c 1 10 countless adj innombrable very many; too many to be counted
c 15 138 cram v entasser to force a lot of things into a small
space
c 13 119 crash v entrer en collison to hit something, often making a loud
noise or causing damage
c 12 111 crew n équipage the people who work together on a
ship, aircraft, or plane
c 6 56 crop n culture a plant such as a grain, fruit, or
vegetable that is grown in large
amounts by farmers
c 14 125 cruel adj cruel causing suffering
c 13 119 crunch v croquer, crisser to crush hard food loudly between the
teeth, or to make a sound as if
something is being crushed or broken
c 5 44 culture n culture the way of life, especially the general
customs and beliefs, of a particular
group of people at a particular time
c 16 143 current adj courant of the present time
c 4 35 curriculum n programme the group of subjects studied in a
school, college, etc.
c 14 125 customary adj 1 habituel 2
coutumier
1 usual 2 traditional
c 14 127 cut down v abattre to make a tree fall to the ground by
cutting it near the bottom
d 7 66 database n base de données a large amount of information stored
in a computer system in such a way
that it can be easily looked at or
d 7 65 daunting adj décourageant making you feel slightly frightened or
worried about your ability to achieve
something
d 1 10 deal with v 1 avoir affaire à /
avec quelqu'un
2 s'occuper de
3 traiter
1 to talk to someone or meet
someone, especially as part of your
job 2 to take action in order to
achieve something or in order to solve
a problem 3 to be about or be on the
subject of something
d 14 125 dealer n marchand a person whose work is to buy and
sell something
d 6 56 debate n débat a serious discussion of a subject in
which many people take part
d 9 84 delighted adj enchanté very pleased
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d 11 99 delivery n livraison when goods, letters, parcels, etc. are
taken to people’s houses or places of
work
d 16 143 demand v réclamer to need something such as time,
effort, or a particular quality
d 11 102 deny v nier to not admit that you have knowledge,
responsibility, feelings, etc.
d 1 10 desire v désirer a strong feeling that you want
something
d 16 143 device n appareil an object or machine which has been
invented for a particular purpose
d 10 88 devote something to
something
v se consacrer à to use time, energy, etc. for a
particular purpose
d 4 34 diet n alimentation the food and drink usually eaten or
drunk by a person or group
d 2 19 disappoint v décevoir to make someone feel unhappy
because something or someone was
not as good as they had expected or
because something did not happen
d 8 71 disappointment n déception the feeling of being unhappy because
something or someone was not as
good as you had hoped or because
something did not happen
d 12 111 discreetly adv discrètement in a way that will not cause
embarrassment or attract too much
attention
d 3 29 dismantle v démonter to take something apart so that it is in
many pieces
d 8 72 disqualify v disqualifier to stop someone from being in a
competition or doing something
because they are unsuitable or they
have done something wrong
d 2 19 distract v distraire to make someone stop giving their
attention to something
d 10 89 divide v diviser to (cause to) separate into parts or
groups
d 1 13 do someone a
favour
rendre service à
quelqu'un
to do something for someone in order
to help them
d 3 29 document n document a paper or set of papers with written
or printed information, especially of an
official type
d 16 143 downside n inconvénient the disadvantage of a situation
d 12 107 dramatically adv de façon dramatique suddenly or obviously
d 12 107 drastic adj radical (especially of actions) severe and
sudden or having very noticeable
effects
d 8 71 drop out v laisser tomber to not do something that you were
going to do, or to stop doing
something before you have
e 10 89 earn v gagner to receive money as payment for work
that you do
e 4 34 edible adj comestible suitable or safe for eating
e 7 65 elaborate adj complexe containing a lot of careful detail or
many detailed parts
e 14 125 elegant adj élégant graceful and attractive in appearance
or behaviour
e 16 143 elsewhere adv ailleurs somewhere different; somewhere else
e 1 8 embarrassed adj embarassé feeling ashamed or shy
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e 6 52 endangered species n espèces menacées a type of animal that may soon not
exist because there are very few alive
now
e 3 29 endure v endurer to suffer something difficult,
unpleasant or painful
e 1 9 energetic adj énergique,
dynamique
the power and ability to be physically
and mentally active
e 13 119 enraged adj furieux extremely angry
e 11 103 ensure v s'assurer to make something certain to happen
e 3 29 epic adj épique describes events that happen over a
long period and involve a lot of action
and difficulty
e 7 65 equip v équiper to provide a person or a place with
objects that are necessary for a
particular purpose
e 7 64 equipment n équipement the set of necessary tools, clothing,
etc. for a particular purpose
e 8 71 eternity n éternité time which never ends or which has
no limits
e 3 33 excursion n excursion a short journey usually made for
pleasure, often by a group of people
e 2 19 exhaust v épuiser to make someone feel extremely tired
e 6 52 exhaust fumes n gaz d'échappement the waste gas from a vehicle’s engine
e 9 83 exhilarating adj enivrant making you feel very excited and
e 4 35 experimental adj expérimental experiencing and observing different
methods or situations in order to
discover what the result will be
e 1 8 extend v agrandir to add to something in order to make
it bigger or longer
f 3 29 fake adj faux not real, but made to look or seem
f 1 9 fanatic n fanatique someone whose interest in something
or enthusiasm for something is
extreme
f 2 17 fantasise v fantasmer to imagine something that you would
like to happen but which is not likely
to happen
f 10 88 fascinated adj fasciné very interested
f 9 81 fascinating adj fascinant very interesting
f 12 110 fasten v attacher to (cause something to) become firmly
fixed together, or in position, or closed
f 4 40 feature v présenter to include someone or something as
an important part
f 10 88 feel like avoir envie to want to do something
f 14 125 fetch v rapporter to be sold for a particular amount of
money
f 10 88 financial adj financier relating to money or how money is
managed
f 1 9 firm n entreprise a company or business
f 1 9 fitness n fitness the condition of being physically
strong and healthy
f 13 119 flat out adj d'arrache-pied as fast or as hard as possible
f 5 45 flatmate n colocataire a person who shares an apartment or
flat with another person
f 4 40 flavour n goût how food or drink tastes, or a
particular taste itself
f 8 71 flexible adj flexible able to change or be changed easily
according to the situation
f 15 138 flock v affluer to move or come together in large
numbers
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f 5 49 fly by v filer If a period of time flies by, it seems to
pass very quickly, usually because
you are enjoying yourself or very
f 5 47 focus on something v se focaliser sur to give a lot of attention to one
particular subject or thing
f 15 138 frenzy n frénésie uncontrolled and excited behaviour or
emotion, which is sometimes violent
f 5 44 frustrated adj frustré feeling annoyed or less confident
because you cannot achieve what you
want
f 4 34 funds n fonds money needed or available to spend
on something
f 8 71 furious adj endiablé using a lot of effort or strength
f 9 84 further adj de plus extra; additional
f 2 17 further afield plus loin a long distance away
g 16 144 gadget n gadget a small device or machine with a
particular purpose
11 102 get by v se débrouiller to be able to live with difficulty, having
just enough money
g 9 83 get involved v prendre part à to do things and be part of an activity
or event
g 12 106 get over v se remettre to get better after an illness, or feel
better after something or someone
has made you unhappy
g 12 107 get rid of se débarasser de to remove or throw away something
unwanted
g 5 44 get to know v apprendre à
connaître quelqu'un
to spend time with someone or
something so that you gradually learn
more about them
g 10 88 give out v émettre to make a sound
g 1 9 give someone a lift emmener to give someone a free ride
somewhere, usually in a car
g 16 145 give up v renoncer to stop owning and using something
g 11 102 glance v coup d'oeil to give a quick, short look
g 6 53 go ahead v aller de l'avant to go somewhere before the other
people that you are walking or
travelling with
g 16 143 goal n but an aim or purpose
g 7 65 grab v saisir to take hold of something or someone
suddenly and roughly
g 11 100 grateful adj reconnaissant showing or expressing thanks,
especially to another person
g 6 56 ground v immobiliser If aircraft are grounded, they are
prevented from flying or ordered not
to fly.
g 3 29 gust n rafale a sudden strong wind
h 6 59 habitat n habitat the natural environment in which an
animal or plant usually lives
h 8 71 hallucination n hallucination when you see, hear, feel or smell
something which does not exist,
usually because you are ill or have
taken a drug
h 14 125 handrails n balustrade a long bar that you hold in order to
support yourself when walking, for
example at the side of stairs
h 11 99 harm v faire du mal,
endommager
to hurt someone or damage
something
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h 15 136 harvest n récolte the time of year when crops are cut
and collected from the fields, or the
activity of cutting and collecting them,
or the crops which are cut and
collected
h 14 126 haunted adj hanté describes a place where ghosts
h 7 65 have something in
common
avoir en commun to share interests, experiences, or
other characteristics with someone or
something
h 2 17 heap n tas an untidy pile or mass of things
h 2 16 heartbroken adj avoir le coeur brisé extremely sad, often because a
relationship has finished
h 2 17 high-pitched adj aigu describes a noise that is high and
sometimes also loud or unpleasant
h 11 99 high-quality adj de bonne qualité very good and well made
h 8 74 hire v louer to pay to use something for a short
period
h 4 38 historic adj historique important or likely to be important in
history
h 3 29 holdall n fourre-tout a small case used for carrying clothes
and personal things when travelling
h 5 48 homesick adj mal du pays unhappy because of being away from
home for a long period
h 11 102 hoover v passer l'aspirateur to clean a floor by using an electric
machine which sucks up the dirt
h 5 49 hospitality n hospitalité when people are friendly and
welcoming to guests and visitors
h 3 30 host n hôte someone who has guests
h 14 124 housing estate n lotissement an area containing a large number of
houses or apartments built close
together at the same time
h 11 100 hunter n chasseur a person or an animal that hunts
animals for food or for sport
h 15 138 hurl v lancer to throw something with a lot of force,
usually in an angry or violent way
i 6 53 idly adv oisivement without any particular purpose
i 10 89 immeasurably adv immesurablement in an extreme way
i 5 47 immerse yourself in
something
v se plonger dans to become completely involved in
something
i 10 90 impact n impact a powerful effect that something,
especially something new, has on a
situation or person
i 7 65 improvise v improviser to invent or make something, such as
a speech or a device, at the time
when it is needed without already
having planned it
i 12 111 in mid-air n en plein ciel in the air or sky
i 3 27 in style en beauté if you do something in style, you do it
in a way that people admire, usually
spending a lot of money
i 6 53 in the wild en liberté in natural conditions, independent of
humans
i 10 89 income n revenu money that is earned from doing work
or received from investments
i 5 44 independent adj indépendant not needing anyone else to help you
or do things for you
i 8 70 individually adv individuellement separately
i 16 143 indoors adv à l'intérieur into or inside a building
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i 4 35 ingredient n ingrédient a food that is used with other foods in
the preparation of a particular dish
i 5 48 initial adj initial of or at the beginning
i 4 35 initiative n initiative a new action or movement, often
intended to solve a problem
i 12 107 instance n 1 cas 2 par exemple 1 a particular situation, event or fact,
especially an example of something
that happens generally 2 for instance
said before you give something as an
example
i 12 106 intake n consommation the amount of a particular substance
which is eaten or drunk during a
particular time
i 10 89 intense adj intense strong
i 5 47 intensive adj intensif involving a lot of effort or activity in a
short period of time
i 11 105 interactive adj interactif describes a system or computer
program which is designed to involve
the user in the exchange of
i 1 9 interrupt v interrompre to stop a person from speaking for a
short period by something you say or
do
i 13 120 intimate adj intime If a place or event is intimate, it is
small in a way that feels comfortable
and private.
i 9 83 invaluable adj inestimable extremely useful
i 3 29 involve v impliquer If a situation or activity involves
something, that thing is a necessary
part of it.
i 12 107 IQ n QI intelligence quotient: a measure of
someone’s intelligence found from
special tests
i 2 16 irrelevant adj hors de propos not related to what is being discussed
or considered and therefore of no
importance
i 1 10 irritate v irriter to make someone angry
i 4 35 isolated adj isolé feeling unhappy because of not
seeing or talking to other people
i 8 72 it’s no good adj laisser tomber used to say that trying to do
something has no effect
i 8 72 it’s not worth ca ne vaut pas la
peine
used to say that something is not
useful or enjoyable enough to use
time, effort or money doing
i 11 102 item n article something which is part of a list or
group of things
j 15 135 juggling n jonglage the activity of throwing two or more
balls into the air, repeatedly, often in
order to entertain people
j 14 125 jumbled adj désordonné mixed together in an untidy way
k 8 71 keep up with v aller aussi vite que to move at the same speed as
someone or something that is moving
forward so that you stay level with
k 6 53 keeper n gardien a person who takes care of animals in
a zoo
k 7 66 key in v taper to put information into a computer or a
machine using a keyboard
l 1 10 lack of something n manque de not having something or not having
enough of something
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l 10 89 lead v mener lead a busy/happy/normal, etc. life; to
live in a particular way
l 2 23 leisure n temps libre the time when you are not working or
doing other duties
l 6 59 level n niveau the height of something
l 15 138 lie ahead v se profiler to be going to happen in the future
l 9 84 lifestyle n mode de vie someone’s way of living; the things
that a person or particular group of
people usually do
i 16 143 link v joindre to connect computers so that
information can be sent between them
l 6 58 litter n détritus small pieces of rubbish that have
been left lying on the ground in public
l 9 83 live adj en direct (of a performance) broadcast,
recorded or seen while it is happening
l 7 65 live up to
expectations
être à la hauteur to be very good, as good as you were
expecting or hoping
l 15 138 load n charge a large amount of things that a person
or animal carries
l 16 143 loudspeaker n haut-parleur a piece of equipment that changes
electrical signals into sounds,
especially used in public places so
that large numbers of people can hear
someone speaking or music playing
l 7 64 luggage n bagages the bags, cases, etc. which contain
your possessions and that you take
with you when you are travelling
l 3 27 luxury n de luxe great comfort, especially as provided
by expensive and beautiful things
m 6 52 machete n machette a large knife with a wide blade, used
for cutting trees and plants or as a
m 9 82 make sense avoir un sens to be a good thing to do
m 2 17 make up v fabriquer to invent something, such as an
excuse or a story, often in order to
deceive
m 15 138 manic adj maniaque very excited and physically active in a
way that is not controlled
m 5 49 marked adj marqué describes a change or difference in
behaviour that is very obvious or
noticeable
m 5 47 master v maîtriser to learn how to do something well
m 10 88 match v mettre en rapport to choose someone or something that
is suitable for a particular person,
activity, or purpose
m 1 10 mature adj mûr fully grown or developed
m 8 71 methodical adj méthodique describes people who do things in a
very ordered, careful way
m 1 9 mind your own
business
mêle-toi de tes
affaires
used to tell someone in a rude way
that you do not want them to ask
about something private
m 9 81 miss v rater to not see or hear something or
someone
m 3 31 mood n humeur the way you feel at a particular time
m 2 16 mousy adj châtain terne describes hair which is brown and not
special or attractive
m 15 135 move on v circuler If the police or other people in
authority move you on, they ask you
to leave a place.
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m 15 136 myth n mythe an ancient story or set of stories,
especially explaining in a literary way
the early history of a group of people
or about natural events and facts
n 6 59 nature reserve n réserve naturelle an area of land which is protected in
order to keep safe the animals and
plants that live there, often because
they are rare
n 7 65 neat adj rangé tidy, with everything in its place
n 10 88 neighbourhood n quartier the area of a town that surrounds
someone’s home, or the people who
live in this area
n 7 65 nightly adv de tous les soirs happening every night
n 3 27 novelty n nouveauté something which has not been
experienced before and so is
interesting
n 13 119 numb adj engourdi If a part of your body is numb, you are
unable to feel it, usually for a short
time.
n 4 35 nutrition n alimentation the substances that you take into your
body as food and the way that they
influence your health
o 10 89 objective n objectif something which you plan to do or
achieve
o 10 89 observation n observation a remark about something that you
have noticed
o 1 13 on average en moyenne usually, based on an amount which is
calculated by adding some amounts
together, and then dividing by the
number of amounts
o 12 111 on board n à bord on a boat, train or aircraft
o 2 16 on display en exposition If something is on display, it is in a
place for people to look at.
o 4 35 organic adj biologique not using artificial chemicals in the
growing of plants and animals for food
and other products
o 10 88 original adj d'origine existing since the beginning, or being
the earliest form of something
o 9 83 outlet n exutoire a way in which emotion or energy can
be expressed or made use of
o 8 77 outline v exposer brièvement to give the main facts about
o 5 45 overhear v surprendre to hear what other people are saying
without intending to and without their
knowledge
o 16 143 overlong adj trop long too long
o 3 29 overnight adj de nuit, pour la nuit for or during the night
p 8 71 pace n pas the speed at which someone or
something moves, or with which
something happens or changes
p 3 29 packed adj bondé completely full
p 13 119 pan n poêle a metal container that is round and
often has a long handle and a lid,
used for cooking things on top of a
p 3 29 panel n panneau a flat, usually rectangular part, or
piece of wood, metal, cloth, etc., that
fits into or onto something larger
p 12 107 patrol v patrouiller (especially of soldiers or the police) to
go around an area or a building to see
if there is any trouble or danger
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p 13 118 pay attention v prêter attention to watch, listen to, or think about
something carefully or with interest
p 8 73 peaceful adj paisible quiet and calm
p 13 119 penultimate adj pénultième second from the last
p 11 99 permission n permission If someone is given permission to do
something, they are allowed to do it.
p 16 143 persuade v convaincre to make someone do or believe
something by giving them a good
reason to do it or by talking to them
and making them believe it
p 13 116 pet n animal de compagnie an animal which is kept in the home
as a companion and treated kindly
p 13 119 pierce v percer (of a light, sound, etc.) to suddenly be
seen or heard, despite darkness,
noise, etc.
p 2 17 pile n pile an amount of a substance in the
shape of a small hill or a number of
objects on top of each other
p 16 143 pinpoint v localiser to find out or say the exact position in
space or time of something
p 6 56 play a part prendre part to help to achieve something
p 6 58 pollution n pollution damage caused to water, air, etc. by
harmful substances or waste
p 13 119 pot n casserole any of various types of container,
usually round, especially one used for
cooking food
p 10 89 poverty n pauvreté the condition of being extremely poor
p 16 143 price tag n prix how much something costs
p 13 119 prick n piqûre the quick feeling of pain that you get
when something sharp makes a very
small hole in your skin
p 14 125 print v imprimer to produce writing or images on paper
or other material with a machine
p 1 11 prioritise v metttre en priorité to decide which of a group of things
are the most important so that you
can deal with them first
p 3 29 privacy n intimité the state of being alone
p 3 29 proclamation n proclamation a definite statement
p 12 107 profoundly adv profondément deeply or extremely
p 16 146 proud adj fier feeling pleasure and satisfaction
because you or people connected
with you have done or got something
p 10 88 prove v prouver to show that something is true
p 7 66 punctual adj ponctuel arriving, doing something or
happening at the expected, correct
p 7 64 put effort into
something
s'éfforcer to work hard in order to achieve
something, using a lot of time and
energy
p 12 106 put on v grossir if people or animals put weight on,
they become heavier
q 5 45 qualification n certificat an official record showing that you
have finished a training course or
have the necessary skills, etc.
q 12 111 queue n queue to wait in a line of people, often to buy
something
r 4 35 range n gamme a set of similar things
r 11 100 rate v classer to judge the value or character of
someone or something
r 15 136 raw adj cru (of food) not cooked
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r 4 35 recipe n recette a set of instructions telling you how to
prepare and cook food, including a list
of what food is needed for this
r 11 100 regard v considérer to consider or have an opinion about
something or someone
r 9 83 reject v refuser to refuse to accept someone for a job,
course, etc.
r 5 45 remind v rappeler to make someone think of something
they have forgotten or might have
forgotten
r 6 53 remote adj lointain describes an area, house or village
that is a long way from any towns or
r 11 102 rental n de location an arrangement to rent something, or
the amount of money that you pay to
rent something
r 11 105 replace v remplacer to take the place of something, or to
put something or someone in the
place of something or someone else
r 11 101 reputation n réputation the opinion that people in general
have about someone or something, or
how much respect or admiration
someone or something receives,
based on past behaviour or character
r 14 125 request n demande when you politely or officially ask for
something
r 5 44 research n recherche a detailed study of a subject,
especially in order to discover
information or reach a new
understanding
r 16 143 resemble v ressembler to look like or be like someone or
something
r 11 100 reveal v dévoiler to make known or show something
that is surprising or that was
previously secret
r 10 88 reward n récompense something good that you get or
experience because you have worked
hard, behaved well, etc.
r 13 119 root n racine the part of a plant which grows down
into the earth to get water and food
and which holds the plant firm in the
r 14 125 rounded adj arrondi smooth and curved
r 3 27 route n parcours a particular way or direction between
places
r 13 120 rural adj rural relating to the countryside and not to
towns
r 2 17 rush n élan sudden, quick movement
s 10 88 sample n échantillon a small amount of something that
shows you what the rest is or should
be like
s
14 128 saucer n soucoupe a small curved plate which you put a
cup on
s 5 49 scare v effrayer to (cause to) feel frightened
s 15 138 scour v parcourir to search a place or thing very
carefully in order to try to find
s 6 53 scramble v grimper to move or climb quickly but with
difficulty, often using your hands to
help you
s 13 119 scratch n égratignure a slight cut or a long, thin mark made
with a sharp object
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s 13 119 scream v crier to cry or say something loudly and
usually on a high note, especially
because of strong emotions such as
fear, excitement or anger
s 3 29 screwdriver n tournevis a tool for turning screws, consisting of
a handle joined to a metal rod shaped
at one end to fit in the cut in the top of
the screw
s 4 40 seafood n poisson et fruits de
mer
animals from the sea that can be
eaten, especially fish or sea animals
with shells
r 11 99 security n sécurité protection of a person, building,
organisation or country against
threats such as crime or attacks by
foreign countries
s 14 125 sense of humour n sens de l'humour your ability to understand amusing
things
s 16 143 set targets v fixer les objectifs to decide what you want to achieve by
a particular time
s 8 71 severe adj grave causing very great pain, difficulty,
anxiety, damage, etc.; very serious
s 9 83 show off v frimer to behave in a way which is intended
to attract attention or admiration, and
which other people often find
s 14 125 shutter n volet a wooden cover on the outside of a
window which prevents light or heat
from going into a room or heat from
leaving it
s 16 143 signal n signal an action, movement or sound which
gives information, a message, a
warning or an order
s 2 20 simultaneously adv simultanément happening or existing at the same
s 14 127 site n site a place where something happened
or was built in the past
s 15 138 sizzle v grésiller to make a sound like food cooking in
hot fat
s 11 102 slam v claquer to close violently and noisily
s 10 89 slightly adv légèrement a little
s 6 53 slip v se glisser to go somewhere or do something
quickly, often so that you are not
noticed
s 13 119 smash v fracasser to cause something to move with
great force against something hard,
usually causing damage or injury
s 3 29 snack n goûter a small amount of food that is eaten
between meals, or a very small meal
s 3 29 snatch v attraper to take hold of something suddenly
and roughly
s 6 56 sneeze v éternuer when you sneeze, air and often small
drops of liquid suddenly come out of
your nose and mouth in a way you
cannot control
s 6 53 sniff v renifler to smell something by taking air in
through your nose
s 13 119 snorkelling n plongée avec tuba the activity of swimming while using a
snorkel (= a tube that you breathe
through when your face is under the
water)
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s 15 138 sour adj aigre having a sharp, sometimes
unpleasant, taste or smell, like a
lemon, and not sweet
s 1 9 sporty adj sportif relating to sports
s 15 138 squash v aplatir to crush something into a flat shape
s 6 53 squat v s'accroupir to position yourself close to the
ground balancing on the front part of
your feet with your legs bent under
s 15 138 stale adj rassis no longer new or fresh, usually as a
result of being kept for too long
s 15 138 stall n stand a large table or a small shop with an
open front from which goods are sold
in a public place
s 7 65 stare v regarder fixement to look for a long time with the eyes
wide open, especially when surprised,
frightened or thinking
s 10 88 start out v commencer to begin your work or a task in a
particular way
s 7 65 status n statut the amount of respect, admiration or
importance given to a person,
organisation or object
s 9 84 steady adj fixe steady career/job, etc.; work that is
likely to continue for a long time and
that will pay you regular amounts of
money
s 14 125 store v ranger to put or keep things in a special
place for use in the future
s 14 124 storey n étage a level of a building
s 8 71 strategy n stratégie a detailed plan for achieving success
in situations such as war, politics,
business, industry or sport, or the skill
of planning for such situations
s 2 17 straw n paille the dried yellow stems of crops such
as wheat, used as food for animals or
as a layer on the ground for animals
to lie on
s 9 83 strip away v dépouiller quelqu'un
de
to gradually reduce something
important or something that has
existed for a long time
s 14 125 struggle v lutter to experience difficulty and make a
very great effort in order to do
s 16 143 substantial adj substantiel large in size, value or importance
s 16 143 suit v convenir to be right for a particular person,
situation or occasion
s 2 16 sum up v résumer to describe the important facts about
something briefly
s 9 84 superb adj superbe of excellent quality; very great
s 13 117 supervise v superviser to watch a person or activity to make
certain that everything is done
correctly, safely, etc.
s 4 35 supply v approvisionner to provide something that is wanted or
needed, often in large quantities and
over a long period of time
s 6 56 surface n surface the outer or top part or layer of
something
s 13 119 survive v survivre to continue to live or exist, especially
after coming close to dying or being
destroyed or after being in a difficult
or threatening situation
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s 14 125 suspicious adj méfiant feeling doubt or no trust in someone
or something
s 3 29 sweaty adj en sueur covered in sweat or smelling of sweat
s 16 143 switch on v allumer to turn a piece of equipment on
s 15 136 symbolise v symboliser to represent something
t 11 102 tackle v entreprendre to try to deal with something or
someone
t 9 83 take time out v prendre du temps
pour
to spend a period of time doing
something that is not your normal job
or course of study
t 8 73 take up v se mettre à to start doing a particular job or
t 4 37 talkative adj bavard talking a lot
t 13 119 tangle v s'emmêler to become twisted together, or to
make something become twisted
t 7 64 task n tâche a piece of work to be done, especially
one done regularly, unwillingly or with
difficulty
t 9 83 taste n avant-goût a short experience of something
t 4 36 tasty adj savoureux describes food which has a strong
and very pleasant flavour
t 7 65 terrifying adj terrifiant very frightening
t 1 10 the key to something secret, clé the best way of achieving something
t 5 49 theoretical adj théorique based on the ideas that relate to a
subject, not the practical uses of that
subject
t 13 118 thick adj épais made of strong, heavy material
t 6 52 threat n menace someone or something that is likely to
cause harm or damage
t 13 117 timid adj timide shy and nervous; without much
confidence; easily frightened
t 8 71 to cut a long story
short
pour faire court, bref something that you say before you
describe, very briefly, something that
happened, without saying all the
t 11 102 toiletries n articles de toilette things such as soap, toothpaste, etc.
that you use for keeping yourself
t 16 143 track v suivre la trace de to follow a person or animal by
looking for proof that they have been
somewhere, or by using electronic
equipment
t 14 125 trade n métier a particular business or industry
t 8 71 train v s'entraîner to prepare or be prepared for a job,
activity or sport, by learning skills
and/or by mental or physical exercise
t 15 136 trap v pièger to catch an animal using a piece of
equipment
t 12 106 treatment n traitement the use of drugs, exercises, etc. to
cure a person of an illness or injury
t 15 140 triumph n triomphe a very great success, achievement or
victory (= when you win a war, fight or
competition), or a feeling of great
satisfaction or pleasure caused by
t 2 16 triviality n banalité something that is not important
t 7 65 trolley n chariot a table on four small wheels with one
or more shelves under it which is
used for serving food or drinks
t 12 108 troublemaker n fauteur de trouble someone who intentionally causes
trouble
t 15 138 trundle v cahoter (to cause something) to move slowly
on wheels
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t 4 34 tuition n cours teaching, especially when given to a
small group or one person, such as in
a college or university
t 16 143 turn into v (se) transformer (en) to change and become someone or
something different, or to make
someone or something do this
t 10 89 turn out v s'avérer to be known or discovered finally and
surprisingly
t 9 83 turn something v rejeter to refuse an offer or request
u 7 65 undeniably adv incontestablement certainly
u 11 102 underwear n sous-vêtements clothes worn next to the skin, under
other clothes
u 5 48 unique adj unique being the only existing one of its type
or, more generally, unusual or special
in some way
u 3 27 unspoilt adj préservé an unspoilt place is beautiful because
it has not been changed or damaged
by people
u 15 138 upbeat adj joyeux full of hope, happiness and good
feelings
u 1 10 upset adj contrarié worried, unhappy or angry
u 2 16 urge v inciter to strongly advise or try to persuade
someone to do a particular thing
v 4 40 value for money bon marché If something is value for money, it is
good quality or there is a lot of it so
you think the amount of money you
spent on it was right.
v 12 107 vandalism n vandalisme the crime of intentionally damaging
property belonging to other people
v 4 38 variety n variété many different types of things or
v 11 99 vehicle n véhicule a machine usually with wheels and an
engine, which is used for transporting
people or goods on land, especially
on roads
v 2 17 venture v hasarder to risk going somewhere or doing
something that might be dangerous or
unpleasant
v 7 65 vision n vision an idea or mental image of something
v 1 11 vital adj d'importance capitale extremely important
v 7 68 volunteer n bénévole a person who does something,
especially helping other people,
willingly and without being forced or
paid to do it
v 7 68 volunteer v se porter volontaire to offer to do something that you do
not have to do, often without having
been asked to do it and without
expecting payment
w 6 53 wander v vagabonder to walk around slowly in a relaxed way
or without any clear purpose or
direction
w 14 215 warehouse n entrepôt a large building for storing things
before they are sold, used, or sent out
to shops
w 4 38 warn v avertir to make someone realise a possible
danger or problem, especially one in
the future
w 6 53 watchful adj vigilant paying careful attention and ready to
deal with problems
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w 13 119 wave v faire un signe de la
main
to raise your hand and move it from
side to side as a way of greeting
someone, telling them to do
something or adding emphasis to an
w 9 84 wealthy adj fortuné rich; having a lot of money
w 15 136 welfare n bien-être physical and mental health and
happiness, especially of a person
w 9 82 well-known adj célèbre famous
w 3 29 wildlife n faune et flore animals and plants that grow
independently of people, usually in
natural conditions
w 3 29 witness v témoin to see something happen, especially
an accident or crime
w 12 106 workout n séance de mise en
forme
when you do a series of exercises to
make your body strong and healthy
z 13 119 zip n fermeture éclair a fastener consisting of two rows of
metal or plastic teeth-like parts which
are brought together by pulling a
small sliding piece over them, and
which is used for closing openings,
especially in clothes or bags
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