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In this raft with holes that was taking on water everywhere.
- the raft

Dans ce radeau troué qui prenait l'eau de partout.
- le radeau

It risks rubbing people the wrong way.

Ça risque de braquer les gens.

the friend, the buddy

le pote

The simulation allows to break in the operation.
- to break in, to hone

La simulation permet de roder l'opération.
- roder

the withdrawal into self
- the withdrawal

le repli sur soi
- le repli

the fallback solution
- the fall

la solution de repli
- le repli

Fatima describes a peer pressure.
- the peer

Fatima décrit une pression venant des pairs.
- le pair

But it's not because vaccination has started that we can lower our guard, though.

Mais ce n'est pas parce que la vaccination a commencé qu'on peut baisser la garde pour autant.
?/puisse?

the blood clot

le caillot de sang

context: one can shop ...
by live (i.e., online) chat
- the chat

le contexte:on peut magasiner ...
par clavardage en direct
- le clavardage

The government envisages elections in spring.
- to glimpse, to envisage (not "envisager")

Le gouvernement entrevoit des élections en printemps.
- entrevoire

if he had publicly rebuffed the request
- to rebuff

s'il avait rabroué publiquement la demande
- rabrouer

The government can undertake an investigation of its own accord.

Le gouvernement peut entreprendre une enquête de son propre chef.

According to the census, most people live in cities.
- the census, the count (2)
- to count (verbs from above)

D'après le recensement, la plupart des gens vivent en ville.
- le recensement, le dénombrement (2)
- recenser, dénombrer

the trial of the ousted president

le procès du président déchu
(past participle of déchoir)

context: she refuses to shake hands with a man
"don't take take offence"
- to take offence (at)

le contexte: elle refuse de serrer la main d'un homme
"ne vous formalisez pas"
- se formaliser (de)

A major effort is needed there.
- a major effort

Il y a là un coup de barre à donner.
- un coup de barre

It is God's approval that matters most to us.
- the backing, the approval

Ç'est l'aval de Dieu qui nous importe le plus.
- (le) aval

a knife/stabbing attack

un attaque à l'arme blanche

Everything was swallowed up, forgotten.
- to swallow up, to engulf

Tout a été englouti, oublié.
- engloutir

It's demanding but it's also an asset and a pleasure.
- demanding (not "exigeant")

C'est astreignant mais c'est aussi un atout et un plasir.
- astreignant

as long as the numbers do not skyrocket
- as long as (2)

tant que les chiffres no montent pas en flêche
- tant que, aussi longtemps que
(tant et aussi longtemps que)

Our detector will spot them.
- to spot, to identify

Notre détecteur va les repérer.
- repérer

the charitable organization
hint: not "l'organisme caritatif"
- the charity (not "la charité")

l'organisme de bienfaisance
- la bienfaisance

I am very grateful to you for your kindness.
- the kindness

Je vous suis très reconnaissant de votre gentillesse.
- la gentillesse

The vagueness/blurriness persists.
- the blurriness
- blurry, blurred

Le flou persiste.
- le flou
- flou(e)
(persister)

Lebanon is stuck in crisis.
- to get stuck

Le Liban s'enlise dans la crise.
- s'enliser

We are redoubling our efforts to find the culprit(s).
- the culprit
- wrongful e.g., the wrongful act

Nous redoublons les efforts pour trouver le ou les fautifs.
- le fautif
- fautif/ve p.e., l'acte fautif

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