Manon sur le bitume

le bitume

asphalt

crado

gross, nasty

une culotte

panties

fermer � cl�

to lock

le courrier

the mail

flou(e)

blurry

gonflable

inflatable

une marionnette

a puppet

le ma�tre-nageur

swimming instructer

le mec

dude

un olivier

an olive tree

avoir la main verte

to have a green thumb

poireauter

attendre

pourri(e)

rotten, spoiled (fruit, etc.), outdated

pr�voir

to foresee, predict

recoudre

to sew up

les secours

help

Au secours!

Help!

un t�moin

a witness

tripoter

to play with, touch

le truc

the thing

la circulation

traffic

bless�(e)

injured

cher (�re)

dear, precious

entre la vie et la mort

between life and death

des pens�es vagabondes

wandering thoughts

porter secours � qqn

to aid someone

les proches

loved ones

la victime

the victim

voir sa vie d�filer devant ses yeux

to see one's life flash before one's eyes

� la bourre

in a hurry

On �tait bien parti

We were off to a good start

heurter

to run into something, collide with something