TRANSPORT STRIKE IN FRANCE
- 11th December 2019
- Posted by: Elizabeth
- Category: Leaving Certificate
LA GRÈVE CONTRE LA RÉFORME DES RETRAITES
En France, la mobilisation reste forte à la SNCF et à la RATP contre la réforme des retraites.
In France, mobilisation remains strong at the SNCF and the RATP against pension reform.
Le 11 décembre marque le septième jour consécutif de grève dans les transports.
The 11th of December marks the 7th consecutive day of public transport strikes.
Pour se rendre au travail, chacun devrait se débrouiller comme il peut.
To get to work, everyone has to cope as best they can.
Dans la région parisienne, il y avait plus de 600 kilomètres de bouchons à cause de la grève dans les transports.
In the Paris region, there was more than 600 kilometres of a traffic jam because of the public transport strike.
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KEY GRAMMATICAL CONSTRUCTIONS & VOCABULARY
Rester forte – To remain strong
La réforme des retraites – Pension reform
Marquer – To mark
Se rendre – To go to
Se débrouiller – To manage / to cope
Il y avait – There was
À cause de – Because of