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Google Translation:
Jusqu'aux cravates, au petit nœud suavement bloqué par une épingle dans l'échancrure du col, jusqu'au feu d'un vrai diam' et au cuir mat du bracelet-montre, on sentait ces messieurs soucieux de leur mise.

jusque
     1. prep. until, up to
comme on avait fait jusque-là
aux
     1. contraction. Contraction of à + les (to the)
imprimait aux lèvres
aux meilleures places
cravates
     1. v. second-person singular present indicative of cravater
     2. v. second-person singular present subjunctive of cravater
     cravater
          1. v. to put on a tie
          2. v. to decorate someone with a chain or ribbon around the neck
          3. v. to strangle, choke
cravater
     1. v. to put on a tie
     2. v. to decorate someone with a chain or ribbon around the neck
     3. v. to strangle, choke
au
     1. contraction. contraction of à le (to the, for the, at the)
           Il étudie la musique au conservatoire. - He studies music at the conservatory.
au milieu d'eux
au conseil général
     à
          1. Letter. A with grave accent, a letter used in French mostly to distinguish some homographs and in transliteration.
          2. prep. to (destination)
                Je vais à Paris. - I am going to Paris.
                aller au bout - go to the end / go all the way
          3. prep. to (until)
                Le spectacle sera de 18h à 21h. - The show will be from 6 pm to 9 pm.
          4. prep. on the, to (some directions)
                tournez à gauche ! - turn to the left!
                tournez à droite ! - turn to the right!
                Le vent vire au nord. - The wind turns north.
                L'école est à gauche. - The school is on the left.
          5. prep. at (said of a particular time)
                Je pars à cinq heures - I am leaving at five.
                à dix heures et quart - at quarter past ten
          6. prep. at, in, on (said of a particular place)
                à la maison - at home
                à l'hôtel - at the hotel
                au bar - in the bar
                au bois - in the woods
                J'habite à trois kilomètres d'ici. - I live three kilometers from here.
          7. prep. of (belonging to)
                C'est un ami à moi. - This is a friend of mine.
                Cette voiture est à John. - This is John's car.
                le chien à Marie - Mary's dog nonstandard
          8. prep. till, until (used in farewells)
                Salut, à demain. - Bye, till tomorrow. / Bye, see you tomorrow.
                à plus tard - see you later
          9. prep. (cuisine) cooked in or with
                Steak au poivre - Steak with pepper sauce
          10. prep. Used to make compound nouns to state what something is used for
                moulin à poivre - pepper mill
                sac à dos - backpack
                boite à musique - music box
          11. prep. (before an infinitive) to (used to express something not completed)
                Il y a de nombreuses choses à faire. - There are many things to do.
                Il reste deux tâches à finir. - There are two things left to finish.
                Il y a de la bière à boire. - There's some beer to drink.
                l'équipe à battre - the team to beat
          12. prep. Used to describe a part of something, often translated into English as a compound adjective
                un animal à quatre pattes - a four-legged animal
                une femme au visage pâle - a pale-faced woman
                un homme à longue barbe - a long-bearded man OR a man with a long beard
                une chemise à manches courtes - a short-sleeved shirt
                une maison aux murs de brique - a brick-walled house / a house with brick walls
          13. prep. by
                peu à peu - bit by bit
                minute à minute - minute by minute
                jour à jour - day by day
          14. prep. or, to (used to express an approximate number)
                six à sept personnes - six or seven people
                vingt à trente ans - twenty/thirty years
                tous les cinq à six ans - every five or six years
          15. prep. Used to indicate the recipient of certain phrasal verb.
                mettre le feu à - to set fire to
                clouer le bec à - to shut (someone) up
                donner la chasse à - to give chase to
          16. prep. , translation=Even though hunger and destitution tormented us sometimes, and even almost always, nothing caused us as much torment as being witnesses to the unheard-of cruelties that my master exercis
          17. prep. , chapter=XL
          18. prep. with
                On peut remarquer, à ce propos, que ce n'est pas non plus dans des livre à prétention plus ou moins scientifique que Kraus avait l'habitude de chercher les instruments dont il avait besoin pour
     le
          1. art. The (definite article).
                Le lait du matin. - The milk of the morning.
                Je suis le valeureux Don Quichotte de la Manche, le défaiseur de torts et le réparateur d’iniquités. - I am the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and the repairer of iniqui
          2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
          3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
                Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
          4. art. (before units) A, an.
                Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
          5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
          6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
                Je suis petit et lui, il l’est aussi. - I am small and he is too ("he is it too", i.e., "he is small too").
petit
     1. adj. small
           un petit verre de vin - a small glass of wine
     2. adj. little
           un petit garçon - a little boy
     3. adj. petty
           Certaines personnes sont vraiment petites à propos des plus petites choses. - Some people are really petty about the smallest things.
     4. n-m. small one (anything that is small)
     5. n-m. little one (anything that is little)
     6. n-m. little one; child (of humans or other animals)
     7. n-m. the young (of a species)
           Le petit du lapin s'appelle le "lapereau".
les deux femmes eurent un petit frisson
quand un petit lapin remuait sous des broussailles
nœud
     1. n. knot (tangle)
     2. n. knot (unit of speed, one nautical mile per hour)
     3. n. (slang) penis
     4. n. (slang) stupid person
     5. n. (physics, music, computing) node
     6. n. knot (muscular tension)
suavement
     1. adv. suavely
           
bloqué
     1. adj. blocked
           cette route est bloquée (this route is blocked)
     2. v. past participle of bloquer
par
     1. prep. through
           par la fenêtre - through the window
           aller par le parc - go through the park
     2. prep. by (used to introduce a means; used to introduce an agent in a passive construction))
           voyager par train - travel by train
           par surprise - by surprise
           le bateau est attaqué par des pirates. - the boat is being attacked by pirates.
     3. prep. over (used to express direction)
           Viens par ici ! - Come over here!
     4. prep. from (used to describe the origin of something, especially a view or movement)
           voir par devant - see from the back
           le liquide est arrivé par le robinet - the liquid arrived from the tap
     5. prep. around, round (inside of)
           par tout le cinéma - all around the cinema
     6. prep. on (situated on, used in certain phrases)
           par terre - on the ground
     7. prep. on, at, in (used to denote a time when something occurs)
           par un beau jour - on a nice day
           par un soir - in one evening
     8. prep. in
           marcher par deux - walk in twos
     9. prep. per, a, an
           trois fois par semaine - three times a week
     10. prep. out of (used to describe the reason for something)
           par pure colère - out of pure anger
           par tristesse - out of sadness
     11. prep. for
     12. n. (golf) par
par politesse
par les sentiments
une
     1. num. feminine singular of un
     2. art. a / an (feminine indefinite article)
     3. n. front page (of a publication)
une fois rentrés
tantôt une chaumière
épingle
     1. n. pin (small device, made of drawn-out steel wire with one end sharpened and the other flattened or rounded into a head, used for fastening)
dans
     1. prep. in (inside)
           Il habite dans le quartier le plus riche de Paris. - He lives in the richest district of Paris.
     2. prep. in, into (from outside, to inside)
           Mettre l'argent dans la poche.
             Put money into one's pocket.
     3. prep. in, within (a longer period of time)
           Je serai prêt dans une heure.
             I'll be ready in one hour.
     4. prep. out of, from
           Il prend le beurre dans le réfrigérateur.
             He takes the butter out of the fridge.
     5. prep. (with respect to time) during
           dans un temps donné - during a given time
     6. n. plural of dan
dans la voiture
mais dans la maison
le
     1. art. The (definite article).
           Le lait du matin. - The milk of the morning.
           Je suis le valeureux Don Quichotte de la Manche, le défaiseur de torts et le réparateur d’iniquités. - I am the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and the repairer of iniqui
     2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
           Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
     4. art. (before units) A, an.
           Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
     5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
           Je suis petit et lui, il l’est aussi. - I am small and he is too ("he is it too", i.e., "he is small too").
le comte
avant le jour
échancrure
     1. n. indentation
     2. n. low neckline (or similar revealing feature)
     3. n. slot
du
     1. contraction. contraction of de + le (of the)
     2. contraction. contraction of de + le ; (forms the partitive article)
mystères du corridor
en la protection du ciel
     de
          1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
                Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
          2. prep. of (used to express property or association)
                Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
                Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
                le voisin de Gabriel - Gabriel's neighbor
          3. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
                Elle vient de France. - She comes from France.
                Êtes-vous de Suisse ? - Are you from Switzerland?
                Ce fromage vient d’Espagne. - This cheese is from Spain.
                C’est de l’ouest de la France. - It’s from the west of France.
                Le train va de Paris à Bordeaux. - The train goes from Paris to Bordeaux.
          4. prep. of (indicates an amount)
                5 kilos de pommes. - 5 kilograms of apples.
                Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
                Une portion de frites - A portion of fries
          5. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
                Un jus de pomme - Apple juice
                Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
                Une boîte de nuit - A nightclub
                Un chien de garde - A guarddog
                Une voiture de sport - A sportscar
                Un stade de football - A football stadium
          6. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
                De 9:00 à 11:00 je ne serai pas libre. - From 9 to 11 I won’t be free.
                Je travaille de huit heures à midi. - I work from 8 o'clock to noon.
                un groupe de cinq à huit personnes - a group of from five to eight people
          7. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
                J’ai arrêté de fumer. - I stopped smoking.
                Il continue de m’embêter. - He keeps annoying me.
                Elle m’a dit de venir. - She told me to come.
                Nous vous exhortons de venir. - We urge you to come.
          8. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
                Boire trois tasses par jour réduirait de 20 % les risques de contracter une maladie. - Drinking three cups a day would reduce the risks of catching an illness by 20%.
          9. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
                Je voudrais de la viande. - I would like some meat.
                Est-ce qu'il y a de la bonne musique ? - Is there any good music?
                Nous cherchons du lait. - We're looking for some milk.
          10. art. (negative) (pas de) a, an, any
                Elle a pas de mère. - She doesn't have a mother.
                Il a pas de crayon. - He doesn't have a pencil.
                J'ai pas de temps. - I don't have any time.
          11. n. abbreviation of dame
     le
          1. art. The (definite article).
                Le lait du matin. - The milk of the morning.
                Je suis le valeureux Don Quichotte de la Manche, le défaiseur de torts et le réparateur d’iniquités. - I am the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and the repairer of iniqui
          2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
          3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
                Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
          4. art. (before units) A, an.
                Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
          5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
          6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
                Je suis petit et lui, il l’est aussi. - I am small and he is too ("he is it too", i.e., "he is small too").
col
     1. n. collar
     2. n. col
     3. n. neck (now especially of objects, vases etc.)
jusque
     1. prep. until, up to
comme on avait fait jusque-là
au
     1. contraction. contraction of à le (to the, for the, at the)
           Il étudie la musique au conservatoire. - He studies music at the conservatory.
au dehors
au dessert
feu
     1. n-m. fire
     2. n-m. (cigarette) lighter
     3. n-m. traffic light
     4. adj. deceased
           Elle était la sœur de feu Jean Dupont
des petits points de feu
où flambait un grand feu
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
           Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
     2. prep. of (used to express property or association)
           Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
           Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
           le voisin de Gabriel - Gabriel's neighbor
     3. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
           Elle vient de France. - She comes from France.
           Êtes-vous de Suisse ? - Are you from Switzerland?
           Ce fromage vient d’Espagne. - This cheese is from Spain.
           C’est de l’ouest de la France. - It’s from the west of France.
           Le train va de Paris à Bordeaux. - The train goes from Paris to Bordeaux.
     4. prep. of (indicates an amount)
           5 kilos de pommes. - 5 kilograms of apples.
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une portion de frites - A portion of fries
     5. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
           Un jus de pomme - Apple juice
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une boîte de nuit - A nightclub
           Un chien de garde - A guarddog
           Une voiture de sport - A sportscar
           Un stade de football - A football stadium
     6. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
           De 9:00 à 11:00 je ne serai pas libre. - From 9 to 11 I won’t be free.
           Je travaille de huit heures à midi. - I work from 8 o'clock to noon.
           un groupe de cinq à huit personnes - a group of from five to eight people
     7. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
           J’ai arrêté de fumer. - I stopped smoking.
           Il continue de m’embêter. - He keeps annoying me.
           Elle m’a dit de venir. - She told me to come.
           Nous vous exhortons de venir. - We urge you to come.
     8. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
           Boire trois tasses par jour réduirait de 20 % les risques de contracter une maladie. - Drinking three cups a day would reduce the risks of catching an illness by 20%.
     9. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
           Je voudrais de la viande. - I would like some meat.
           Est-ce qu'il y a de la bonne musique ? - Is there any good music?
           Nous cherchons du lait. - We're looking for some milk.
     10. art. (negative) (pas de) a, an, any
           Elle a pas de mère. - She doesn't have a mother.
           Il a pas de crayon. - He doesn't have a pencil.
           J'ai pas de temps. - I don't have any time.
     11. n. abbreviation of dame
gens de sac et de corde
et boule de suif raconta
un
     1. art. an, a
     2. num. one
     3. n-m. one
     4. pron. one
tout d'un coup
un peu plus tard
d'un
     1. contraction. contraction of de + un
vrai
     1. adj. true
           C'est vrai? - Really?
     2. adj. real
     3. n. truth
     4. adv. true; truly
           Raconter vrai (to retell truly, without errors)
diam'
et
     1. conj. and
et, ensuite
et le lundi
au
     1. contraction. contraction of à le (to the, for the, at the)
           Il étudie la musique au conservatoire. - He studies music at the conservatory.
au quatre septembre
au jeu, messieurs, au jeu
     à
          1. Letter. A with grave accent, a letter used in French mostly to distinguish some homographs and in transliteration.
          2. prep. to (destination)
                Je vais à Paris. - I am going to Paris.
                aller au bout - go to the end / go all the way
          3. prep. to (until)
                Le spectacle sera de 18h à 21h. - The show will be from 6 pm to 9 pm.
          4. prep. on the, to (some directions)
                tournez à gauche ! - turn to the left!
                tournez à droite ! - turn to the right!
                Le vent vire au nord. - The wind turns north.
                L'école est à gauche. - The school is on the left.
          5. prep. at (said of a particular time)
                Je pars à cinq heures - I am leaving at five.
                à dix heures et quart - at quarter past ten
          6. prep. at, in, on (said of a particular place)
                à la maison - at home
                à l'hôtel - at the hotel
                au bar - in the bar
                au bois - in the woods
                J'habite à trois kilomètres d'ici. - I live three kilometers from here.
          7. prep. of (belonging to)
                C'est un ami à moi. - This is a friend of mine.
                Cette voiture est à John. - This is John's car.
                le chien à Marie - Mary's dog nonstandard
          8. prep. till, until (used in farewells)
                Salut, à demain. - Bye, till tomorrow. / Bye, see you tomorrow.
                à plus tard - see you later
          9. prep. (cuisine) cooked in or with
                Steak au poivre - Steak with pepper sauce
          10. prep. Used to make compound nouns to state what something is used for
                moulin à poivre - pepper mill
                sac à dos - backpack
                boite à musique - music box
          11. prep. (before an infinitive) to (used to express something not completed)
                Il y a de nombreuses choses à faire. - There are many things to do.
                Il reste deux tâches à finir. - There are two things left to finish.
                Il y a de la bière à boire. - There's some beer to drink.
                l'équipe à battre - the team to beat
          12. prep. Used to describe a part of something, often translated into English as a compound adjective
                un animal à quatre pattes - a four-legged animal
                une femme au visage pâle - a pale-faced woman
                un homme à longue barbe - a long-bearded man OR a man with a long beard
                une chemise à manches courtes - a short-sleeved shirt
                une maison aux murs de brique - a brick-walled house / a house with brick walls
          13. prep. by
                peu à peu - bit by bit
                minute à minute - minute by minute
                jour à jour - day by day
          14. prep. or, to (used to express an approximate number)
                six à sept personnes - six or seven people
                vingt à trente ans - twenty/thirty years
                tous les cinq à six ans - every five or six years
          15. prep. Used to indicate the recipient of certain phrasal verb.
                mettre le feu à - to set fire to
                clouer le bec à - to shut (someone) up
                donner la chasse à - to give chase to
          16. prep. , translation=Even though hunger and destitution tormented us sometimes, and even almost always, nothing caused us as much torment as being witnesses to the unheard-of cruelties that my master exercis
          17. prep. , chapter=XL
          18. prep. with
                On peut remarquer, à ce propos, que ce n'est pas non plus dans des livre à prétention plus ou moins scientifique que Kraus avait l'habitude de chercher les instruments dont il avait besoin pour
     le
          1. art. The (definite article).
                Le lait du matin. - The milk of the morning.
                Je suis le valeureux Don Quichotte de la Manche, le défaiseur de torts et le réparateur d’iniquités. - I am the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and the repairer of iniqui
          2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
          3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
                Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
          4. art. (before units) A, an.
                Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
          5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
          6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
                Je suis petit et lui, il l’est aussi. - I am small and he is too ("he is it too", i.e., "he is small too").
cuir
     1. n. leather
mat
     1. adj. matt
     2. adj. pale
     3. adj. checkmated
     4. n. checkmate
du
     1. contraction. contraction of de + le (of the)
     2. contraction. contraction of de + le ; (forms the partitive article)
les vases du fleuve
qu'à dix heures du matin
     de
          1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
                Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
          2. prep. of (used to express property or association)
                Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
                Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
                le voisin de Gabriel - Gabriel's neighbor
          3. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
                Elle vient de France. - She comes from France.
                Êtes-vous de Suisse ? - Are you from Switzerland?
                Ce fromage vient d’Espagne. - This cheese is from Spain.
                C’est de l’ouest de la France. - It’s from the west of France.
                Le train va de Paris à Bordeaux. - The train goes from Paris to Bordeaux.
          4. prep. of (indicates an amount)
                5 kilos de pommes. - 5 kilograms of apples.
                Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
                Une portion de frites - A portion of fries
          5. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
                Un jus de pomme - Apple juice
                Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
                Une boîte de nuit - A nightclub
                Un chien de garde - A guarddog
                Une voiture de sport - A sportscar
                Un stade de football - A football stadium
          6. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
                De 9:00 à 11:00 je ne serai pas libre. - From 9 to 11 I won’t be free.
                Je travaille de huit heures à midi. - I work from 8 o'clock to noon.
                un groupe de cinq à huit personnes - a group of from five to eight people
          7. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
                J’ai arrêté de fumer. - I stopped smoking.
                Il continue de m’embêter. - He keeps annoying me.
                Elle m’a dit de venir. - She told me to come.
                Nous vous exhortons de venir. - We urge you to come.
          8. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
                Boire trois tasses par jour réduirait de 20 % les risques de contracter une maladie. - Drinking three cups a day would reduce the risks of catching an illness by 20%.
          9. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
                Je voudrais de la viande. - I would like some meat.
                Est-ce qu'il y a de la bonne musique ? - Is there any good music?
                Nous cherchons du lait. - We're looking for some milk.
          10. art. (negative) (pas de) a, an, any
                Elle a pas de mère. - She doesn't have a mother.
                Il a pas de crayon. - He doesn't have a pencil.
                J'ai pas de temps. - I don't have any time.
          11. n. abbreviation of dame
     le
          1. art. The (definite article).
                Le lait du matin. - The milk of the morning.
                Je suis le valeureux Don Quichotte de la Manche, le défaiseur de torts et le réparateur d’iniquités. - I am the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and the repairer of iniqui
          2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
          3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
                Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
          4. art. (before units) A, an.
                Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
          5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
          6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
                Je suis petit et lui, il l’est aussi. - I am small and he is too ("he is it too", i.e., "he is small too").
bracelet
     1. n. bracelet
montre
     1. n. watch, wristwatch
     2. n. (dated) display, showcase
     3. v. first-person singular present indicative of montrer
     4. v. third-person singular present indicative of montrer
     5. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of montrer
     6. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of montrer
     7. v. second-person singular imperative of montrer
     montrer
          1. v. to show
          2. v. (reflexive) to display, to demonstrate one's characteristics
on
     1. pron. (indefinite) one, people, you, someone (an unspecified individual)
           On ne peut pas pêcher ici - You can’t fish here
     2. pron. (personal, informal) we
           On s’est amusés. - We had fun.
disait-on
mais on parla peu
sentait
     1. v. third-person singular imperfect indicative of sentir
mais on sentait
car on sentait bien qu'à la fin
     sentir
          1. v. (intransitive) to smell (to have a certain odor)
                Ça sent bon. - It smells good.
          2. v. to taste
          3. v. to feel (physical perception)
          4. v. to smell of, taste of
                Ce repas sent l'ail. - This meal smells/tastes of garlic.
          5. v. (transitive, informal) to smack of; to indicate, foreshadow
                Ça sent la pluie. - It looks like rain.
          6. v. to have the character, manner, feeling or appearance of; to give a feeling of
          7. v. to feel, be aware of, be conscious of
          8. v. (reflexive) to feel (in oneself)
          9. v. (reflexive) to show, be felt (of effect, improvement etc.)
ces
     1. det. masculine and feminine plural of ce: these, those
ces dames surtout
tous ces voyageurs immobiles
Messieurs
     1. n. plural of Monsieur
           Je vous présente Messieurs MacKenzie et Harley.
             I present you Mister MacKenzie and (Mister) Harley.
     2. n. plural of monsieur
     monsieur
          1. n-m. mister, sir (a title or form of address for a man)
soucieux
     1. adj. worried
     2. adj. nervous, hesitant
cette réflexion rendit les deux autres soucieux
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
           Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
     2. prep. of (used to express property or association)
           Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
           Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
           le voisin de Gabriel - Gabriel's neighbor
     3. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
           Elle vient de France. - She comes from France.
           Êtes-vous de Suisse ? - Are you from Switzerland?
           Ce fromage vient d’Espagne. - This cheese is from Spain.
           C’est de l’ouest de la France. - It’s from the west of France.
           Le train va de Paris à Bordeaux. - The train goes from Paris to Bordeaux.
     4. prep. of (indicates an amount)
           5 kilos de pommes. - 5 kilograms of apples.
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une portion de frites - A portion of fries
     5. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
           Un jus de pomme - Apple juice
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une boîte de nuit - A nightclub
           Un chien de garde - A guarddog
           Une voiture de sport - A sportscar
           Un stade de football - A football stadium
     6. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
           De 9:00 à 11:00 je ne serai pas libre. - From 9 to 11 I won’t be free.
           Je travaille de huit heures à midi. - I work from 8 o'clock to noon.
           un groupe de cinq à huit personnes - a group of from five to eight people
     7. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
           J’ai arrêté de fumer. - I stopped smoking.
           Il continue de m’embêter. - He keeps annoying me.
           Elle m’a dit de venir. - She told me to come.
           Nous vous exhortons de venir. - We urge you to come.
     8. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
           Boire trois tasses par jour réduirait de 20 % les risques de contracter une maladie. - Drinking three cups a day would reduce the risks of catching an illness by 20%.
     9. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
           Je voudrais de la viande. - I would like some meat.
           Est-ce qu'il y a de la bonne musique ? - Is there any good music?
           Nous cherchons du lait. - We're looking for some milk.
     10. art. (negative) (pas de) a, an, any
           Elle a pas de mère. - She doesn't have a mother.
           Il a pas de crayon. - He doesn't have a pencil.
           J'ai pas de temps. - I don't have any time.
     11. n. abbreviation of dame
et boule de suif
un souffle de colère
leur
     1. pron. (personal, direct) them
     2. pron. (personal, indirect) to them
           Je leur ai donné un coup de main.
             I gave them a hand.
     3. det. (possessive) their
           Je peux voir leur maison d'ici.
             I can see their house from here.
et leur dit
pour racheter leur vie
mise
     1. v. feminine singular past participle of mettre
     2. n. placement; (act of) putting
     3. n. bet; wager, ante
     4. n. appearance; dress
     5. v. second-person singular present imperative of miser
     miser
          1. v. (gambling) to bet (place a bet)
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