Vocabulaire (2 min) du Daily News du 09 juillet 2019

New democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis sworn in as
Greece's Prime Minister


a pr�t� serment
New democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis [a pr�t� serment] as
Greece's Prime Minister

after a general election where the son of another
former Greek Premier ended.


ancien
after a general election where the son of another [ancien] Greek
Premier ended.

Five years of left-wing


de gauche
Five years of [de gauche]


rule under Alexis Tsipras,


gouvernement
[gouvernement] under Alexis Tsipras,

Mitsotakis elected on a pledge to cut


promesse
Mitsotakis elected on a [promesse] to cut


bailout-era taxes


�poque de renflouement
[�poque de renflouement] taxes

and ease draconian


assouplir
and [assouplir] draconian


budget targets


objectifs budg�taires
[objectifs budg�taires]

that had been set by Greece's creditors.


fix�s
that had been [fix�s] by Greece's creditors.

With the flick of a pen, Kyriakos Mitsotakis took
the reins of power in Greece on Monday.


coup de stylo
With the [coup de stylo], Kyriakos Mitsotakis took the reins of
power in Greece on Monday.


bulldozing leftist Premier Alexis Tsipras.


�crasant
[�crasant] leftist Premier Alexis Tsipras.


took the oath of office in the presidential mansion
with his wife and three children present:


a pr�t� serment
[a pr�t� serment] in the presidential mansion with his wife and
three children present:

I feel that I have a strong mandate to deliver
on my


mission
"I feel that I have a strong [mission] to deliver on my


agenda,


programme
[programme],

which is an agenda to grow the economy, to create
more jobs


accro�tre
which is an agenda [accro�tre] the economy, to create more jobs

but also to make sure that people feel safe again.


en s�curit�
but also to make sure that people feel [en s�curit�] again.

Whatever his ambitions, the new premier faces a tough


difficile
Whatever his ambitions, the new premier faces a [difficile]


task:


t�che
[t�che]:

in 2018, Greece's debt stood at �335 billion,


s'est �lev�e �
in 2018, Greece's debt [s'est �lev�e �] �335 billion,

and while this is expected to


devrait
and while this [devrait ]


fall,


baisser
[baisser],

the country is still blighted by high levels of


ruin�
the country is still [ruin�] by high levels of


unemployment and slow growth.


ch�mage
[ch�mage] and slow growth.

imposed to satisfy international lenders and to keep
Greece in the euro zone.


bailleurs
imposed to satisfy international [bailleurs]and to keep Greece in
the euro zone.

Finally Greece will enter a rhythm of happiness and recovery.


reprise
"Finally Greece will enter a rhythm of happiness and [reprise].


They expected more.


ils attendaient plus
[ils attendaient plus].

Mitsotakis vowed to abide by his
campaign pledges to


se conformer �
Mitsotakis vowed [se conformer �] his campaign pledges to


cut taxes,


r�duire les imp�ts
[r�duire les imp�ts],

attract investment and improve the job market,


am�liorer
attract investment and [am�liorer] the job market,

but critics argue further reductions to


suppl�mentaires
but critics argue [suppl�mentaires] reductions to


welfare spending


d�penses sociales
[d�penses sociales]


will hit already vulnerable groups


frapperont
[frapperont] already vulnerable groups


the hardest.


le plus durement
[le plus durement].