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se procurer
to get, obtain, secure
elle joue vraiment bien
she's a really good actress
rien n'est encore joué
nothing's been decided yet (not perdu)
jouer gros jeu
to play for high stakes/big money
jouer la prudence
to play it safe
la console
console table (not pupitre)
aérer ses pensées
to clear one's thoughts
s'aérer l'esprit
to clear one's mind
la précocité
precociousness
ça m'emmerde
it bugs me, it's bloody boring
le mioche
kid, nipper
se chamailler
to bicker, to squabble (not chipoter)
entreprenant
forward (hardi, sb), enterprising
tenir de l'injure
to verge on the insulting (not confiner à)
à quoi ça tient ?
what's it due to? / what's the reason for it?
j'y tiens absolument
I insist
le roulement de tambour
drum roll
épatant
splendid
le coffre me sert de table
I use the trunk as a table
plaquer
to dump, ditch (sb)
plaquer
to veneer, plate (métallurgie)
l'occurrence
case, circumstances (soutenu)
le chantage
blackmail
la diffamation
libelling, slander, defamation
se faire coffrer
to be sent down (imprisoned)
insondable
unfathomable, impenetrable
en cachette
secretly, in secret (lire, partir, fumer)
le savon est sur le rebord de la baignoire
the soap's on the side of the bath
le rebord
ledge, sill, edge
ouvrir les robinets
to turn on the taps
se reprendre
to correct oneself (after error)
impassible
imperturbable
tu dénatures mes propos
you're twisting my words/putting words into my mouth
la situation délicate
embarrassment, awkward situation
il est quitte envers la société
he's paid his debt to society (prison)
sceller
to seal, set the seal on, seal up
rétif
stubborn, recalcitrant
l'expiation
expiation, atonement
s'agenouiller
to kneel