|Achever||Achieve||Complete / finish||The renovation was finished at the end of 2010.
We have completed the programme.
|Actuellement||Actually||At the moment, currently.||At the moment I am revising my English.|
|Affluence||Affluence||Crowds||There were crowds of people in the streets.|
|Agenda||Agenda||Diary||I note all my appointments in my diary.|
|Ancien||Ancient||Former||Our former chairman was more dynamic.|
|Assister a||Assist||Attend||All the personnel must attend the meeting.|
|Avertissement||Advertisement||Warning||The message was sent as a warning.|
|Bail||Bail||Lease||We can move in as soon as we sign the lease.|
|Blesser||Bless||Hurt / injure||He was injured in a road accident.|
|Bribes||Bribes||Scraps, snatches||He overheard snatches of the conversation.|
|Chance||Chance||Luck||Good luck! I hope you’ll be as lucky as Tom.|
|Coin||Coin||Corner||The cinema is at the corner of the street.|
|Commander||Command||Order||He ordered food for everybody.|
|Conducteur||Conductor||Driver||She told the driver to be careful on the roads.|
|Confection||Confection||Clothing industry||He works in the clothing industry.|
|Controle||Control||Check||Tickets are checked before boarding.|
|Deception||Deception||Disappointment||His failure was a big disappointment.|
|Decevoir||Deceive||Disappoint||The players were disappointed not to win.|
|Delai||Delay||Time limit/deadline||We were given a time limit. Friday is the deadline.|
|Envie||Envy||Want / feel like||I don’t want to go/ I don’t feel like going.|
|Eventuellement||Eventually||Possibly/perhaps/if need be||Perhaps/If need be I could send a fax.|
|Formidable||Formidable||Great/terrific||You did a terrific job!|
|Fortuné||Fortunate||Wealthy, well-off||The money was donated by a wealthy man.|
|Fournitures||Furniture||Supplies||Julie is responsible for office supplies.|
|Gentil||Gentle||Nice / kind||She’s a nice person. Her remarks are always kind.|
|Grief (faire)||Grieve||Reproach||Amy reproached Tom for breaking his promise.|
|Habit||Habit||Clothes/ dress||The old man was wearing his Sunday clothes.|
|Ignorer||Ignore||Not pay attention
take no notice
|It’s best not to pay attention to his behaviour.
Take no notice of him!
I know nothing about the incident.
|Important||Important||Big / large||There was a big crowd waiting to see the Queen.|
|Inconvenant||Inconvenient||Improper||Improper behaviour will not be tolerated.|
|Injure||Injure||Insult||Please don’t take that as an insult.|
|Large||Large||Wide||The Champs Elysées is a very wide avenue.|
|Lecture||Lecture||Reading||Anne likes reading.|
|Librairie||Library||Bookshop||A bookshop is where you buy books.|
|Location||Location||Rental / lease
to rent / to let
|They signed a 2-year rental/lease.
The house was let for two years.
|Monnaie||Money||Currency / change||I need change for the parking meter.
What currency is used in Norway?
|Nuisance||Nuisance||Harm/damage/pollution||Noise is a form of pollution that can be harmful.|
|Organisme||Organism||organisation/agency||A relief agency is providing food and shelter.|
|Pièce||Piece||Room / a play (theatre)||How many rooms are there in the house?
I saw a good play at the theatre yesterday.
|Prévenir||Prevent||Warn||He shouted to warn people of the danger.|
(tit. d’une chaire)
|Teacher||My father is a teacher at the high school.
My mother is a professor at the university.
|The kitchen is clean.
Emily has her own car.
|Propriété||Propriety||Property||The property belongs to the rich family.|
Come true (a dream)
|He accomplished the task without difficulty.
I hope all your dreams will come true.
|Regarder||Regard||Look at||Let’s look at the pictures.|
|Résumer||Resume||Summarize / sum up||The report summarizes the main points.|
|Réunion||Reunion||Meeting||A meeting was held to discuss the problem.|
|Sensible||Sensible||Sensitive||A baby’s skin is very sensitive.|
|Situation (geo.)||Situation||Location / situation||The offices are in a good location/well situated.|
|Store||Store||Blind||We have blinds on our windows.|
|Supporter||Support||Put up with||Teachers have to put up with noisy children.|
|Sympathique||Sympathetic||Nice/friendly/likeable||Our new neighbours are very nice
Jack is a very likeable guy..
|Tentative||Tentative||Attempt||He made an attempt/he attempted to escape.|