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faire le tri entre
to sort, to sort through
trier
sort out, to handpick (not faire)
le dossier social
social issue
la feuille de route
political plan (lit. road map)
dans le collimateur
in the firing line (not en première ligne)
le collimateur
sight (arme)
avoir qqn dans le collimateur
to have sb in one's sights
dans le collimateur de la justice
in trouble with the law
être kamikaze
to have a death-wish
l'attentat-suicide
suicide bomb attack
la tentative de suicide
suicide attempt
par contumace
in absentia
foisonner en qqch
to abound in sth (not regorger de)
plébisciter
to acclaim, to elect with a huge majority, to vote overwhelmingly in favour
s'accrocher au pouvoir
to cling on to power
s'accrocher à l'idée
to cling to the idea
l'histoire à l'arroseur arrosé
the shoe is on the other foot, a case of the biter bitten (not "c'est")
à force de faire
by doing, by dint of doing
protéger un brevet
to protect a patent
former un appel contre
to lodge an appeal against
interrogé à ce propos
questioned on this matter
le recours
resort; appeal (droit, not pourvoi)
entrer dans le giron
to enter the fold
le giron
lap; bosom (fig.)
couronné de succès
crowned with success