Mots difficiles en anglais


crétin He's the biggest jackass we have ever had as president. »


confiture « strawberry jam »
[+shoppers] cohue
traffic jam = bouchon
to be in a jam = être dans le pétrin « I'm in a real jam, I've got an important meeting at 9 and the damned car won't start. » « He finds himself in exactly the same jam as his brother was in ten years ago. »
to get sb out of a jam = « tirer qn du pétrin »
encombrer, obstruer, saturer crowds jammed the streets. « The office phone lines are jammed by callers opposed to the sale. TV viewers jammed BBC switchboards to complain. »




salaud, avec une connotation "homme à femmes". Ex: Billy's a real Jerk the way he used Tricia like that. Can't believe she bought his crap though.


plaisanterie « It was a jest rather than a reproach... » « The men talk as cheerfully as ever; jests are bandied about freely. »
in jest = en plaisantant « to say sth in jest » « It was said half in jest » « Don't say that, even in jest »
plaisanter « He enjoyed drinking and jesting with his cronies. »


objets jetés à la mer et rejetés sur la côte


puzzle → (fig) the missing pieces of the jigsaw = les pièces manquantes du puzzle.


jovial, enjoué, facétieux


pot, cruche
nichon « Look at those Jugs! »


méli-mélo, fouillis « a meaningless jumble of words » « the jumble which covers the surface of my desk. »
to jumble up = mélanger « who jumbled up all my papers ? »
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