YELLOW JACKET DEMONSTATIONS IN FRANCE
LES GILETS JAUNES EN FRANCE
THE YELLOW JACKETS IN FRANCE
La hausse du prix des carburants est à l’origine du mouvement des gilets jaunes.
The rise in the price of fuel is the primary cause of the ‘yellow jacket’ movement.
Cette hausse du prix des carburants est vraiment la goutte d’eau qui a fait déborder la vase.
This rise in fuel prices is really the straw that broke the camel’s back.
Le coût de la vie en France est devenu abominable. Les français n’arrivent plus à boucler les fins de mois.
The cost of living in France has become appalling. French people are no longer able to make ends meet every month.
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Être à l’origine de – To be the primary cause or the root of
La goutte d’eau qui a fait déborder la vase. – The straw that broke the camel’s back.
Arriver à + verb in the infinitive – To manage to
Boucler les fins de mois – To make ends meet every month.
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