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He nonchalantly pushes the wheel chair.
- nonchalantly

Il pousse nonchalamment le fauteuil roulant.
- nonchalamment

the quarterback

le quart arrière

the madman

le forcené

They didn't even have the opportunity to draw their service weapon.
- to draw (trans, intrans)

Ils n'ont même pas eu l'occasion de dégainer leur arme de service.
- dégainer (trans, intrans)

the reckless driver, the hit-and-run driver

le chauffard (2)

He's always trying to pull a fast one on me.

Il essaie toujours de m'en passer une petite vite.

You're going to go raid the SAQ.
- to raid

Tu vas aller dévaliser la SAQ.
- dévaliser

it brings to the fore

ça ramène à l'avant plan

the 911 dispatchers
- to distribute

les répartiteurs du 911
- répartir

the ventilation ducts
- the conduit, the duct

les conduits de ventilation
- le conduit (2)

except when it doesn't make sense

sauf quand ça pas d'allure

the dry wit
- to pinch
- deadpan

l'humour pince-sans-rire
- pincer
- pince-sans-rire

a saucy film

un film grivois

He didn't say much
lit: made himself miserly with comments

Il s'est fait avare de commentaires.

the balloon's basket
the basket hoisted by a crane

la nocelle de ballon
la nocelle de grue

a dramatic turn of events

un coup de théâtre

She cheapened herself.
- to cheapen onself
- to depreciate (trans)

Elle se dépreciait.
- se déprecier
- déprecier

Why are men so stingy with us?
- stingy (not "avare")
- the stinginess

Pourquoi les hommes sont si radins avec nous?
- radin(e)
- la radinerie (pronounced "radee")

The company intends to continue on its path.

L'entreprise entend poursuivre sur son erre d'aller.

The hospitals can thus cut corners.

Les hôpitaux peuvent ainsi tourner les coins ronds.

They're at the end of their rope.
- the roll (e.g., of paper)

Ils sont au bout du rouleau.
- le rouleau (p.e., de papier)



the ingot

le lingot

to wipe the slate clean of the past

faire table rase du passé

It is therefore advisable to prohibit this ritual.
- to proscribe, to prohibit

Il est donc conseillé de proscrire ce rituel.
- proscrire (2)

a bombshell, a spanner in the works
- the cobblestone
- the pond

un pavé dans la mare (2)
- le pavé
- la mare

the grievances

les doléances

I'm completely blown away that he's been charged. alt: amazed

Je suis complètement épatée qu'il soit inculpé.

What's it worth to Canada the honour of sending one astronaut out of four?

Qu'est ce qu'il vaut à Canada l'honneur d'envoyer un astronaute sur quatre?

the diatribe

la diatribe