More French

Emily Walker
Flashcards by Emily Walker, updated more than 1 year ago
Emily Walker
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C1 French Flashcards on More French, created by Emily Walker on 05/22/2013.

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au-déla further
il demeure it remains
autant dire in other words
loin s'en faut far from it
Quant a as for
un atout an advantage/trump/virtue
entretenir maintain
au sein de within/inside
en tant que in the capacity of
si tant est que even if/supposing that
alentours around
clamer to protest
a veille de the day before
singulierement strangely
la Garde des Sceaux Lord Chancellor
etre/entrer en fonction be/go into office
la election cantonale local election
abroger la loi appeal the law
déposer une plainte to lodge a complaint
se méfier des politiciens to distrust the politicians
jeter l'éponge to throw in the towel
adopter la loi ->been through both houses of parlament
défrayer la chronque to make the headlines
faire la une to make the front page
changer de fond en comble to make fundamental changes
etre porté a faire qqch to be inclined to do smt
chasser par les urnes voted out of government
appuyer une motion/loi to speak in support of a motion/law
une allocution télévisée televised speech
'aux deux extrémités de l'eventail politique' both ends of the political spectrum
borné narrowminded
coincé uptight
combler la fossé to sort a dispute
une brouille/querelle/escarmouche a dispute/quarrel/rift
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