Steven Spielberg : A Biography (2)

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  • 1. 

    Biographie

    Explanation
    The given word "biography" is the correct answer because it is a noun that refers to a written account of someone's life, typically written by someone else. It is a common term used to describe a detailed description or portrayal of a person's life, achievements, and experiences.

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  • 2. 

    Influent

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "influential." The word "influent" is not commonly used in English and does not have a clear meaning. On the other hand, "influential" is a commonly used adjective that means having the power to affect or change something. It is a more appropriate choice in the given context.

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  • 3. 

    Peut-être

    Explanation
    The word "peut-être" is a French term that translates to "perhaps" in English. It is used to express uncertainty or possibility. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "perhaps," as it accurately translates the meaning of "peut-être."

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  • 4. 

    Connu

    Explanation
    The word "connu" in French translates to "well-known" in English.

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  • 5. 

    Réalisateur

    Explanation
    The term "réalisateur" is a French word that translates to "director" in English. It refers to a person who is responsible for the overall creative vision and management of a film or movie. They oversee the artistic and technical aspects of the production, working closely with the cast and crew to bring the script to life. Therefore, "director," "film maker," "film director," "movie maker," and "movie director" are all synonyms for "réalisateur."

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  • 6. 

    Riche, fortuné

    Explanation
    The word "wealthy" is synonymous with "riche" and "fortuné," meaning having a large amount of money, possessions, or valuable resources. Therefore, "wealthy" is the correct answer as it accurately represents the meaning of the given words.

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  • 7. 

    Restaurateur

    Explanation
    A restaurateur refers to a person who owns or manages a restaurant. They are responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the establishment, including menu planning, staff management, and ensuring customer satisfaction. This term specifically denotes someone who is involved in the business side of running a restaurant, rather than being a chef or cook.

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  • 8. 

    Ingénieur en informatique

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    The given correct answer is "computer engineer". This is because the phrase "ingénieur en informatique" translates to "computer engineer" in English.

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  • 9. 

    être passionné de, être intéressé par

    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "to be keen on" and "to be keen". Both phrases indicate a strong interest or enthusiasm towards something. "To be keen on" is a more common and idiomatic expression, while "to be keen" can also be used to convey the same meaning.

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  • 10. 

    Un vif intérêt

    Explanation
    The given phrase "un vif intérêt" is in French and it translates to "a keen interest" in English. The word "vif" in French means "keen" or "sharp" and "intérêt" means "interest". Therefore, the correct answer is "a keen interest".

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  • 11. 

    Tirer, tourner un film

    Explanation
    The phrase "tirer, tourner un film" is a French expression that means "to shoot a film." In this context, "to shoot" refers to the process of filming or recording a movie. This phrase is commonly used in the film industry to describe the action of capturing scenes and footage for a film production. Therefore, the correct answer is "to shoot."

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  • 12. 

    En fait, vraiment

    Explanation
    The phrase "en fait, vraiment" in French translates to "actually" in English. "Actually" is used to introduce a statement that contrasts with or corrects a previous statement. It is often used to provide additional information or to clarify a misunderstanding.

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  • 13. 

    Prize

    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "prix, récompense, trophée" because all three words are synonyms for the English word "prize". "Prix" is the French word for "price" or "prize", "récompense" means "reward" or "prize" in French, and "trophée" translates to "trophy" in English, which is often given as a prize. Therefore, all three options are valid translations for the word "prize".

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  • 14. 

    Un film de 40 minutes

    Explanation
    The phrase "a 40-minute film" is the correct answer because it accurately describes a film that has a duration of 40 minutes. The use of the indefinite article "a" indicates that it is referring to any film with this duration, while "40-minute" specifies the length of the film. This construction follows the pattern of using an article followed by an adjective to describe a noun, making it grammatically correct.

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  • 15. 

    Réaliser

  • 16. 

    Pendant que, tandis que, alors que

    Explanation
    The three French expressions "pendant que", "tandis que", and "alors que" all translate to the English word "while". These expressions are used to indicate a contrast or opposition between two actions or situations that occur simultaneously. The word "while" is the correct translation because it conveys the same meaning and usage as the three French expressions in this context.

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  • 17. 

    Attirer l'attention

  • 18. 

    Bien que, quoique

  • 19. 

    Un contrat à long terme

    Explanation
    The given phrase "un contrat à long terme" is in French and its translation in English is "a long-term deal." This suggests that the phrase refers to an agreement or contract that is intended to last for a significant duration of time. It implies that the parties involved have agreed to commit to a long-term arrangement or partnership.

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  • 20. 

    Atteindre

    Explanation
    The word "atteindre" in French translates to "to reach" in English. It implies the action of achieving a certain destination or goal.

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  • 21. 

    La renommée mondiale

    Explanation
    The phrase "la renommée mondiale" is a French expression that translates to "world fame" in English. It refers to the reputation or recognition that someone or something has on a global scale. Therefore, "world fame" is the correct translation for this phrase.

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  • 22. 

    Mâchoires

  • 23. 

    Un succès

    Explanation
    The given correct answer for the question is "a success" and "a hit". Both phrases are used to describe something that has achieved a positive outcome or result. "A success" refers to something that has been accomplished successfully, while "a hit" suggests that something has been well-received or popular. Both phrases convey the idea of achieving a favorable outcome or being positively received.

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  • 24. 

    O.V.N.I.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is U.F.O., unidentified flying object. This acronym is commonly used to refer to any object or phenomenon in the sky that cannot be identified. It is often associated with extraterrestrial spacecraft or other unexplained aerial phenomena. The term UFO is widely recognized and used in popular culture and scientific discussions to describe sightings or encounters with mysterious flying objects.

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  • 25. 

    Une étoile montante

    Explanation
    The phrase "une étoile montante" is in French and translates to "a rising star" in English. This phrase is commonly used to describe someone who is quickly gaining success or popularity in their field. It implies that the person is on their way to becoming a well-known and highly regarded figure. Therefore, the correct answer is "a rising star".

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  • 26. 

    Accumuler

    Explanation
    The verb "accumuler" in French means "to pile up" in English. It refers to the action of collecting or gathering things in a heap or stack.

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  • 27. 

    Adulte

    Explanation
    The word "adulte" is a French word that translates to "grown-up" in English. Therefore, the correct answer is "grown-up."

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  • 28. 

    Cependant, pourtant, malgré

    Explanation
    The given words "cependant, pourtant, malgré" are all French words that translate to "however" in English. Therefore, the correct answer is "however."

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  • 29. 

    Bien que, quoique

  • 30. 

    Finalement, à la fin

    Explanation
    The given answer options "eventually," "finally," and "in the end" all convey the same meaning as the French words "finalement" and "à la fin." These phrases indicate that something will happen or has happened after a certain period of time or at the conclusion of a series of events. Therefore, any of these options can be used interchangeably to express the idea of a final outcome or result.

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  • 31. 

    (tous) les deux

    Explanation
    The phrase "les deux" in French means "both" in English. So, when we say "(tous) les deux", it emphasizes the idea of "both" or "the two" of something. The word "both" is the correct translation of this phrase in English.

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  • 32. 

    Soldat

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "private, soldier". In the military, a "soldat" refers to a soldier, and specifically, a "private" is the lowest rank in the army. Therefore, "private, soldier" accurately describes the hierarchical position of a soldier at the entry level.

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  • 33. 

    Fonder

  • 34. 

    Producteur

    Explanation
    The word "producteur" is a French word that translates to "producer" in English. A producer is someone who oversees and manages the production of a film, television show, or other forms of media. They are responsible for coordinating various aspects of the production process, such as securing funding, hiring the cast and crew, and ensuring that the project stays on schedule and within budget. Therefore, "producer" is the correct translation of the word "producteur".

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  • 35. 

    Produire

    Explanation
    The word "produire" is a verb in French which means "to produce" in English.

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  • 36. 

    Entreprise

    Explanation
    The word "entreprise" is a French term that translates to "company" or "firm" in English. Both "company" and "firm" refer to a business organization that engages in commercial activities. Therefore, both options are correct synonyms for "entreprise."

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  • 37. 

    Sortir un film

    Explanation
    The phrase "sortir un film" is a French expression that translates to "to release a film" in English. This means to make a film available for public viewing, either in theaters or through other distribution channels. It involves the process of making the film accessible to the audience, allowing them to watch and enjoy it.

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  • 38. 

    Un succès

    Explanation
    The phrase "un succès" is in French and translates to "a success" in English. Therefore, the correct answer is "a success" as it accurately translates the given phrase.

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  • 39. 

    Varié

  • 40. 

    On le voit comme

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "he is regarded, he is regarded as." This suggests that the phrase "on le voit comme" can be translated as "he is regarded" or "he is regarded as" in English. This implies that there is a perception or opinion about him, possibly based on his qualities, actions, or reputation. The use of "as" in the second option indicates that there is a specific role or attribute associated with this perception.

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  • 41. 

    Divertissement

    Explanation
    The word "divertissement" is a French word that translates to "entertainment" in English. It refers to any form of amusement or enjoyment that is meant to divert or distract people from their daily routines or concerns. Therefore, "entertainment" is the correct answer as it accurately captures the meaning of "divertissement".

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  • 42. 

    Spectateurs

    Explanation
    The word "spectateurs" is the French word for "audience". Therefore, the correct answer is "audience".

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