Faux amis anglais/français

Liste des faux amis anglais/français les plus communs

Par exemple : Actually, Eventually, College, Library, To support, Comprehensive, Issue, Location, …

Le faux ami avec sa vraie signification, et à côté son inversion.

ANGLAIS - FRANCAIS [ANGLAIS - FRANCAIS]

Actually = En fait / vraiment [Currently = Actuellement]

Eventually = Ensuite / finalement [Possibly = Eventuellement]

College = Université

Figure = Chiffre [Face = Figure]

Cave = Grotte [Cellar = Cave]

Grave (a) = Tombe (une) [Serious = Grave]

Lecture (a) = Conférence (une) [Reading = Lecture]

Library = Bibliothèque [Bookshop = Librairie]

Comprehensive = Complet / détaillé [Understanding = Compréhensif]

Support (to) = Soutenir / aider [Endure (to) = Supporter]

Pass an exam (to) = Etre reçu à un examen [Take an exam (to) = Passer un examen]

Ability = Aptitude [Skill = Habileté]

Achieve (to) = Réaliser / réussir [Complete (to) = Achever]

Caution = Prudence [Guarantee = Caution]

Commodity = Marchandise

Confection = Friandise

Confidence = Confiance [Secret = Confidence]

Consistant (inconsistant) = Cohérent (incohérent)

Contemplate (to) = Envisager

Crane = Grue [Skull = Crâne]

Deceive (to) = Tromper / duper [Disappoint (to) = Décevoir]

Demand (to) = Exiger [Ask = Demander]

Distracted = Fou / paumé

Fabric = Tissu

Fortunate = Chanceux

Gentle = Aimable [Nice = Gentil]

Hazard = Danger / risque [Chance = Hasard, Luck = Chance]

Inconvenient = Inopportun

Injure (to) = Blesser [Insult (to) = Injurier]

Issue = Problème / question [Exit = Issue]

Location = Emplacement / lieu

Notice = Préavis

Novel = Roman [Short story = Nouvelle]

Phrase = Expression / locution [Sentence = Phrase]

Physician = Médecin [Physicist = Physicien]

Positive = Catégorique

Pretend (to) = Faire semblant [Claim (to) = Prétendre (que, à quelquechose)]

Prevent (to) = Empêcher [Warn (to) = Prévenir]

Queue = File d'attente [Tail = Queue]

Rest (to) = Se reposer [Stay (to) = Rester]

Resume (to) = Reprendre [Sum up (to) = Résumer]

Resumé (my, your, …) = Curriculum Vitae (mon, son, …)

Retire (to) = Prendre sa retraite [Withdraw (to) = Se retirer]

Route = Itinéraire [Road = Route]

Rude = Impoli / grossier [Rough = Rude]

Sensible = Raisonnable [Sensitive = Sensible]

Stationery = Fournitures de bureau [Stationary = Stationnaire]

Supply (to) = Approvisionner [Beg (to) = Supplier]

Surname = Nom de famille [Nickname = Surnom]

Sympathetic = Compatissant

Tape = Ruban / bande

Valid = Valable

Auteur: Eric Dejonckheere