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Le mot anglais de février 2021: « TRADE »

Chaque mois, Form@nglais et son partenaire Gymglish vous propose d’explorer un mot de la une, en anglais.
Ce mois-ci découvrons le mot anglais: « TRADE« 


To trade: to exchange (an item); to do business (with a country).

Trade: commerce; a profession or sector.
Ex: Drug trade? No, I work in the hug trade.

A (fair) trade: an equitable exchange.

Trades in the news

This month, the World Trade Organization appointed Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Director-General, the first African to lead the organization.

Her new job is to save world trade, and she wouldn’t trade it for the world.

Things you can trade

Stocks: Buy or sell shares. We hear the mask market is hot right now.

Favors: You scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours. Popular among chimpanzees.

Insults: They call you a « @#*$%! ». You call them a « $£%#! ». Congratulations, you may now kiss the bride.

Trading expressions

Trade War: « Tariffs! China! Walls! » (recent US trade policy).

A trade-off: A compromise. A minor trade-off to confinement is the total lack of freedom.

Trading Places: Would you trade places with Dr. Okonjo-Iweala? All you have to do is save global commerce during a pandemic. You do get a company car.

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