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  1. 
    • savoir ou\ le ba/\t blesse.
    • (lit) know where the packsaddle hurts.
    • the true/hidden/ cause of trouble.
  2. baiser pavilion.
    lower the flag/concede and go home.
  3. monter au cre/neau.
    • step into the breach;
    • defend the position.
  4. le cre/neau
    gap, slot, windown, opportunity, crenel.
  5. la tractation.
    (secret) negotiation.
  6. de/frayer.
    • (lit) defray, pay up.
    • (fig) be subject of gossip.
  7. le pansement.
    bandage, dressing.
  8. a\ l'insu de.
    unbeknown(st).
  9. gracier.
    pardon.
  10. la inge/rence.
    interference, intrusion.
  11. les industries pointe/es.
    high tech industry.
  12. un onglet.
    • thumb index, tab;
    • mitre box;
    • prime cut of beef.
  13. inconscient.
    • reckless, rash, careless,
    • unaware, oblivious;
    • unconscious, subconscious.
  14. au grand dam.
    to the great displeasure.
  15. a fleur de peau.
    • thin skinned.
    • (highly) sensitive.
  16. chair de poule.
    goose bumps.
  17. fourmis dans les jambes.
    leg fell asleep; pins and needles.
  18. La promiscuite/.
    • Being crowded;
    • over-closeness.
  19. Carce/ral.
    Prison-like.
  20. Le fautif.
    • To blame, at fault, guilty.
    • Inaccurate, incorrect, erroneous.
  21. La main d'oevre.
    Workforce.
  22. D'ores et de/ja\.
    Already.
  23. Battre le pavillon.
    Fly the flag (registry).
  24. Rentisser.
    Ring out, resound.
  25. Les me/andres.
    Twist and turns.
  26. Le me/andre.
    Meander, meandering.
  27. Le cheval de bataille.
    Soapbox.
  28. Libeller.
    • Draw up, fill in,
    • formulate, word.
  29. Re/diger.
    • Write; draft (contract/advert);
    • enact a bill.
  30. La consigne.
    • Deposit;
    • order, instructions.
  31. Se faire de/sirer.
    To yearn, to play hard to get.
  32. Une rame.
    • Paddle, oar;
    • ream, packet, wad;
    • (row of) carriage, train.
  33. Rompus a toutes... (rompre)
    accustomed to all... (break).
  34. La captation.
    • Harnessing, capture.
    • (sl: get it?)
    • a\ pied d'oevre.
    • To be ready, to start sthg.
  35. Quotidien.
    Daily.
  36. Hebdomadaire.
    Weekly.
  37. Bimensuel.
    Twice a month.
  38. Mensuel.
    Monthly.
  39. Bi-annuel.
    Semi-annually.
  40. Annuel.
    Yearly.
  41. D'arrache-pied
    relentlessly, all the time.
  42. Un enche\re.
    An auction.
  43. Un commissaire-priseur.
    Auctioneer.

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