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the surrogacy
- others

la gestation pour autrui
- autrui

the surrogate mother

la mère porteuse

the deed
lit: the notarized act
- notarized

(le) acte notarié (or just: l'acte)
- notarié

the neck and neck race
to work side-by-side

la course au coude-à-coude
travailler au coude-à-coude

Quebec lays its cards on the table.
- to bring down, to shoot

Le Québec abat ses cartes.
- abattre
abats abats abat
abattons abattez abattent

He cheats at every turn.
- the turn

Il triche à tour de bras.
- le tour

m/ Does he have a fulfilling sex life?
lit: a fulfilled sexuality
- to assume, to fulfill

Est-ce qu'il a une sexualité assumée?
- assumer (2)

Don't let her out of your sight.
lit: do no let go of her, of a sole
- the sole (e.g., of a shoe)

Ne la lâche pas d'une semelle.
- la semelle

the constant fear of film crews
- the filming

la hantise des équipes de tournage
- le tournage

the film set

le plateau de tournage

the blank bullet

la balle à blanc

the cart, the trolley

le chariot
(the chariot - le char)

the double (e.g., stunt double)

le doubleur

the spoiler alert
(to spoil)

(la) alerte au divulgâcheur
(gâcher)

the schedule
the deadline

(le) échéancier
(la) échéance

A cough: Nowadays it can offend many people.
- to offend

Un toux: de nos jours ça peut offusquer plusieurs personnes.
- offusquer

outmoded
the disuse
to fall into disuse

désuet/ète
la désuètude
tomber en désuètude

We're a bit caught off guard.
- to catch somebody off guard

On est un peu pris au dépourvu.
- prendre qqn au dépourvu

to be totally devoid of (a) moral sense
- devoid of

être totalement dépourvu de sens moral
- dépourvu de

the bell, the doorbell

la sonnette

Even if she arrives unexpectedly, she will be well received.
- unexpectedly
- unexpected (2)

Même se elle arrive à l'improviste, elle sera bien accueillie.
- à l'improviste
- imprévu(e), inattendu(e)

the swing, the see-saw

la balançoire (2)

a stupid guy who cheated/schemed to get out of it (i.e., trouble)

un cave qui a magouillé pour s'en sortir

the bailiff

le huissier

to cleave

cliver

the wiener dog (dachshund)
- the sausage

le chien saucisse
- la saucisse

a perfectible (i.e., can be improved) bill
- perfectible

un projet de loi perfectible
- perfectible

a third party, a third person

une tierce personne

The car turned so as not to strike the bus.
- to hit (not "frapper")

La voiture a tourné pour ne pas heurter le bus.
- heurter

They came up against this response.
- to come up against (not "se buter à")

Ils se sont heurtés à cette réponse.
- se heurter à

(context: avoiding information leaks)
We should provide/ensure a kind of seal
Hint: not "fournir"
- the seal, the impermeability

(le contexte: éviter des fuites d'information)
On devrait assurer une sorte d'étanchéité
- (la) étanchéité

The sun will [start to] shine for us too.
- to shine, to radiate

Le soleil se mettra à rayonner aussi pour nous.
- rayonner (2)

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