L'image fait référence à des mots anglais / français appelés faux amis

 

 

L'image fait référence à des mots anglais / français appelés faux amis

 

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As done in the first part, please find below the rest of false friends in French and English Languages.

English – French False Friends (Part 2 & End)

check = contrôle chèque = cheque
close = proche, serré clos = closed
commodity = marchandise commodité = convenience
comprehensive = complet compréhensif = understanding
conductor = contrôleur conducteur = driver
confection = friandise confection = ready-made clothes
(in)consistent = (in)cohérent consistant = solid, thick
to contemplate = envisager contempler = to gaze at
copy = exemplaire copie = reproduction
countenance = expression (visage) contenance = capacity

to deceive = tromper décevoir = to disappoint
delay = retard délai = time limit
to dispose = se débarrasser disposer = to arrange
dispute = conflit dispute = quarrel, argument
distracted = fou, égaré distrait = absent-minded

engaged = occupé engagé = committed (artist)
estate = domaine état = state, condition
eventually = finalement éventuellement = possibly
expertise = compétence expertise = expert’s report
fortunate = chanceux fortuné = wealthy, well-off

gentle=aimable, doux gentil=nice, kind
grand=grandiose grand=tall, big
grapes=raisin grappe=bunch (of grapes)

habit=habitude habit=dress, clothes
hazard=danger hasard=chance
to hurt=blesser, faire mal heurter=to hit

inconvenient=inopportun inconvenant=improper
indulge=laisser aller indulgence=leniency
to injure=blesser injurier= to insult
isolation=isolement isolation= insulation
issue=problème, question issue=exit

invaluable=non valable invalid=not valid

Journey=voyage, déplacement journée=day

large=grand large=wide
lecture=conférence lecture=reading
location=emplacement location=renting, lease

mechanic=mécanicien mécanique=engineering
medicine=médicament médecin=doctor
mercy=miséricorde merci=thanks

novel=roman nouvelles=short-story
nurse=infirmière nurse(nounou)= nanny
notice=avis, préavis notice=note, instructions

partition=séparation partition=(musical) score
petrol=essence pétrole=oil, petroleum
photograph=photographie photographe=photographer
phrase=expression phrase=sentence

physician=médecin physicien=physicist
positive=catégorique positif=definite, positive
to pretend=faire semblant prétendre=to claim
to prevent=empêcher prévenir=to warn
proper=adéquat propre=clean, decent

queue=file d’attente queue= tail(animal)

to realise= prendre conscience de réaliser= to achieve
to recover=se rétablir recouvrir=to cover
refuse=déchets refus=refusal
to regard=considérer regarder=to look at
relieve=soulager relever=to raise
to resent=ne pas apprécier ressentir=to feel
to rest= se reposer reste= remaining
to resume=recommencer résumer=to sum up
to retire= prendre sa retraite retirer=to withdraw
route=itinéraire route=road
rude=grossier rude=rough, hard

sensible=raisonnable sensible=sensitive

socket=douille socquette=sock
stage=étape stage=internship
store=grand magasin store=blind, shade
suit=costume suite=sequel, rest
to supply=fournir supplier=to implore, to beg
surname=nom de famille surnom=nickname
to survey=examiner surveiller=to supervise
sympathetic=compatissant sympathique=nice, friendly

tentative=timide tentative=attempt
touchy=susceptible touché=struck, moved
tour=voyage, circuit tour=stroll, drive, turn
to train= entraîner train= train
to travel=voyager travailler= to work

vacation=vacances vacation=session, sitting
valid=valable valide=fit, well
wagon=chariot wagon=carriage, car

 

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