briller
épuiser

garer

Garer_4 se garer à l'italien... (There's a nice, tiled sidewalk under there somewhere.)

garer (ga-ray) verb
1. to park (car)

also: se garer = to park a car

Expressions:
se garer de quelque chose/quelqu'un = to steer clear of something or someone

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Citation du Jour:

On trouve dans la Bible beaucoup de situations du monde moderne. Par exemple, Noé, cherchant pendant quarante jours une place pour se garer.

We find many examples of modern life in the Bible. Take, for example, Noah, who searched for 40 days for a place to park
. --Laurence Peter

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A Day in a French Life...

...I hope you'll read (or re-read) the "parking story" I wrote last
September. Just to entice you, I've included a nice photo with it at:
http://french-word-a-day.typepad.com/motdujour/2004/09/cabosser.html

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