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That's why, moreover, the measures are a bit different.
- moreover
I love chocolate and so does my sister, by the way.
- by the way

C'est pour cela, d'ailleurs, que les mesures sont un peu différentes.
- d'ailleurs
J'adore le chocolat et ma soeur aussi, d'ailleurs.
- d'ailleurs

The photos show the swollen face of the chief.
- swollen

Les photos montrent le visage du chef tuméfié.
- tuméfié

the draft bill
- the draft

le brouillon du projet de loi
- le brouillon

this evil which eats away at our society
- to eat away at, to erode

ce mal qui gruge notre société
- gruger

an important milestone in our journey
- the milestone
- the journey

un jalon important dans notre périple
- le jalon
- le périple

a scathing report on the situation of workers
- scathing (overwhelming)

un rapport accablant sur la situation des travailleurs
- accablant

It should not above all make concessions in the awarding of contracts.
- make concessions, loosen up

Il ne faudrait surtout pas lâcher du lest dans l'attribution des contrats.
- lâcher du lest

Please note that Radio-Canada does not endorse the opinions expressed.
- to endorse

Veuillez noter que Radio-Canada no cautionne pas les opinions exprimées.
- cautionner (pronounced koh-)

the guard dog, the watchdog (e.g., a government watchdog)

le chien de garde (2)

the heavy fines
hint: it's a pun

les amendes salées

the parliamentary joust

la joute parlementaire

to make a fuss, to pout

faire la baboune

to split the bill (of law)

scinder le projet de loi

You don't go in for half measures.

Vous n'y allez pas avec le dos de la cuillère.

The city is working assiduously to avoid that families find themselves on the street.

La ville travaille d'arrache-pied pour éviter que des familles se retrouvent à la rue.

He wouldn't have hurt anyone.

Il n'aurait pas fait du mal à qui que ce soit.

the free will

le libre arbitre

The new law provoked an outcry in the country.
- the outcry (not "la levée de boucliers")

La nouvelle loi a provoqué un tollé dans le pays.
- le tollé

to fill this job
- to fill, to provide

pourvoir cet emploi
- pourvoir (2)

The news was bittersweet.

La nouvelle a été douce-amère.

A bog is also in flames.
lit: the prey of flames
- the bog, the peat

Une tourbière est aussi la proie des flammes.
- la tourbière

It's really a slap in the face for this president.
- the slap in the face, the snub

C'est vraiment un camouflet pour ce président.
- le camouflet

They are having the document sent.

Ils font envoyer le document.
("causative form" using "faire")

You are going to realize your mistake.
- to realize, to notice

Vous allez vous apercevoir de votre erreur.
- s'apercevoir de (2)
Note: reflexive pronoun precedes the infinitive.

the campaign button, the sticker

le macaron

Needless to say that ...

Il va de soi que ...

He fears the worst.

Il craint le pire. craindre:
crains crains craint
craignons craignez craignent

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