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Level 144

1926 - 1950


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d'un air gauche
awkwardly (not avec maladresse)
diablement
fiendishly (intelligent), terrifically, devastatingly (beau)
comme tu veux !
suit yourself!
le gros mot
swear word
aller sans dire
to go without saying
comme tu veux
whatever you like, it's up to you
servir de qqch
to serve as a sth (not office, tenir lieu)
la parure
finery
Non qu'il ne veuille vous aider...
Not that he doesn't want to help you...
Ce n'est pas qu'il ne fasse des efforts, mais...
it's not that he doesn't try, but...
Cela ne sert à rien
that's of no use
mes paroles ne servent qu'à l'irriter
my words only serve to annoy him
À quoi ça sert de pleurer ?
What's the use of crying?
cette robe vous sied à ravir
that dress becomes you beautifully
comme il sied
as is right and proper
il sied de faire
it is appropriate to do
se reprocher qqch
to feel bad about sth
s'admettre la vérité
to accept the truth
tu t'es toujours douté qu'il lui ferait faux bond
you always guessed he would let her down
à la pointe de
on the cutting edge of
poser des questions l'une sur l'autre
to ask questions one after another
l'instance
authority; entreaty
ficher
to file; to do (colloq)
frôler la mort
to have a brush with death
frôler la catastrophe
to come very close to catastrophe