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Extra resources for A Compendium of Collective Nouns: From an Armory of Aardvarks to a Zeal of Zebras
Deal: distribuer, dispenser, affaire, traiter, transaction, bois blanc. dress: robe, habiller, vêtir, panser, s'habiller, revêtir, dresser, apprêter, habit, habillement, garnir. excessively: de manière excessive, de façon excessive, excessivement. friends: amis. hour: heure. lessons: leçons. loss: perte, préjudice, déperdition, affaiblissement, sinistre, déchet, atténuation. lot: lot, sort. nearly: presque, quasiment, à peu près, de manière près, de façon près. pays: paie, paye. seven: sept. silly: idiot, stupide, bête.
Books: livres. brought: apportas, apportâtes, apportâmes, apportai, apporta, apportèrent, apporté, amenai, amené, amenâtes, amenas. classical: classique. disappointed: déçu, trompai, trompâmes, trompas, trompâtes, trompèrent, déçûmes, trompa, trompé, déçurent, déçûtes. doubt: doute, douter. driven: conduit, poussé, pourchassé, piloté, actionné. garden: jardin, jardiner, faire du jardinage. horrid: horrible. luggage: bagage, colis, bagages. melodramatic: mélodramatique. metallic: métallique. omit: omettre, omettons, omettent, omettez, omets.
Pray open it at page fifteen. We will repeat yesterday's lesson. CECILY. ] But I don't like German. It isn't at all a becoming language. I know perfectly well that I look quite plain after my German lesson. MISS PRISM. Child, you know how anxious your guardian is that you should improve yourself in every way. He laid particular stress on your German, as he was French await: attendre, attends, attendons, attendent, attendez. basket: panier, corbeille, nacelle. chairs: chaises. covered: couvert. discovered: découvert, découvrîmes, découvrirent, découvris, découvrit, découvrîtes, dépouillai, dépouillèrent, dépouillé, dépouillâtes, dépouillâmes.