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before his/her sentencing
lit: before the rendering of his sentence
- the rendering
- to render, to give back

avant le rendu de sa sentence
- le rendu
- rendre (2)

and no one will have seen it coming

et personne ne l'aura vu venir
(voir - futur antérieur i.e., future perfect)

in the crosshairs (2)
- the sights

dans la mire, dans le collimateur
- la mire



the prosecutor
the prosecution (i.e., the body of prosecutors

le procureur
le parquet

Everything could collapse during the operation.
- to collapse (not "s'écrouler")

Tout pourrait s'éffondrer pendant l'opération.
- s'éffondrer

The ocean liner sunk off the coast of Greenland.
- the ocean liner
- to sink
- off the coast of
- Greenland
- the open sea

Le paquebot a coulé au large du Groenland.
- le paquebot
- couler (intrans and trans))
- au large de
- le Groenland (gro-en)
- le large

Water does not flow because there is a kink in the pipe.
- to flow
- the kink, the knot
- to knot

L'eau ne coule pas parce qu'il y a un noeud dans le tuyau.
- couler
- le noeud (2)
- nouer

Four Canadians are missing. (2)

Quatre Canadiens
(1) manquent à l'appel
(2) sont portés disparus

the replacement
the alternative solution
the replacement parts

le rechange
la solution de rechange
les pièces de rechange

Stop coddling him.
- to brood (when a bird sits on eggs)

Arrête de le couver.
- couver

the gasping, the gasp
to pant, to gasp
the thrilling story
lit: the gasping/panting story

le halètement
(la) histoire haletante

The nurse treats his patients.
The nurse treats them.

L'infirmier soigne ses patients.
L'infirmier les soigne.
direct object: imm follows verb without a prep.
Replaced by: me te le/la nous vous les

the squealing/crunching of tires

le crissement des pneus

the brawl (2)

la rixe, la bagarre

The investigation was botched.
- to botch, to rush

L'enquête a été bâclée.
- bâcler (2)

This aging is furthermore inevitable.
- furthermore

Ce vieillissement est de surcroît inévitable.
- de surcroît

the dipstick
the gauge, the capacity

la jauge d'huile
la jauge (2)

the rubble (2)

les décombres, les gravats
(both masculine)

He really wanted to show a more playful side.
- playful

Il avait très envie de montrer un côté plus ludique.
- ludique

the bone marrow
... transplant
... aspiration

la moelle osseuse (pronounced: moile)
la greffe de ...
la ponction de ...

the oatmeal

la gruau

I'm too incompetent at renovation to maintain a house.
- to be incompetent (not "être incompétent")
- to maintain (not "maintenir")

Je suis trop poche en rénovation pour entretenir une maison.
- être poche (QC)
- entretenir

I failed my test.
- to fail (2) (QC)

J'ai poché mon examen.
- pocher, couler

What's more, the Lightning outrageously dominated the meet.
- what's more

Qui plus est, le Lightning a outrageusement dominé la rencontre.
- qui plus est

the imbecile (not "l'imbécile")
a stupid question
- stupid

le niaiseux (QC)
une question niaiseuse
- niaiseux (QC)

it's time to be quick on your feet
hint: phrase in QC, do not translate

c'est le temps d'être vite sur tes patins (QC)