Comment parler d’un accident de la route?
How to talk about a traffic accident
A listener wondered if we could do a lesson on the basis of a traffic accident.
So that’s what we’ve done: we’ve simulated a discussion on the basis of a minor accident that did actually occur recently at our end.
Our lesson contains a whole range of interesting vocabulary. To discover how to use expressions such as the following, and more, let’s get started!
- être secoué = (to be shaken)
- se rendre à / en = (to go to)
- percuter = (to run into)
- rentrer dedans = (to run into)
- essuyer un choc = (to sustain a shock)
- mettre [du temps] pour = (to take [time] to)
- ressentir une douleur = (to feel a pain)
- faire le point = (to assess the situation)
- gamin (m) = (kid)
- siège-enfant (m) = (child seat)
- constat (m) amiable = (accident report)
- décliner son identité = (to provide one’s identity)
- être amoché = (to be messed up)
- faire remplacer [qqc] = (to have [s.t.] replaced)
- être cabossé = (to be dented)
- pare-chocs (m) = (bumper)
- coup (m) du lapin = (whiplash)
- assurance (f) = (insurance)
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