Ex. pratique avec faire/make-do etc.

Objectif : Parler l’anglais avec plus de facilité

Je vous ai promis un exercice sur les différentes façons de traduire “faire” et d’utiliser “make-do”, etc. en anglais, le voici :

Choisir la phrase juste, 1 ou 2 ?

1 He did changes 2 He made changes

1 Who is doing so much noise? 2 Who is making so much noise?

1 It makes nice today! 2 It is nice today!

1 You did right! 2 You made right!

1 She took an appointment 2 She made an appointment

1 He did a choice 2 He made a choice

1 (Généralité) What are you doing? 2 What are you making?

1 She made an effort 2 She did an effort

1 Today I made friends 2 Today I did friends

1 He made his best 2 He did his best

1 She is making a cake 2 she is doing a cake

1 He made excuses 2 He did excuses

1 That will make! 2 That will do! (cela fera l’affaire)

1 I made a decision 2 I took a decision

1 Just do your job! 2 Just make your job!

1 I am making the dishes 2 I am doing the dishes (je fais la vaisselle)

1 We made plans 2 We did plans

1 Does it make bad? 2 Does it hurt? (Ça fait mal ?)

1 He can’t make the difference between … 2 He can’t tell the difference between …

1 He made a cheque 2 He wrote out a cheque

1 He is making his homework 2 He is doing his homework

1 He made excuses 2 He did excuses

1 She did payments 2 She made payments

1 He made an exception 2 He did an exception

1 She is doing the shopping 2 She is making the shopping (en ce moment)

Compléter ou traduire en anglais

Il fait chaud ! – It …… !

Il a pris une bonne décision – He ……………… decision

Que fais-tu dans la vie ? ………………………………

Elle fait la cuisine (en ce moment) – She is …… the cooking (now)

Est-ce qu’elle te rend heureux ? – Does she ……………… ?

Il fait souvent des erreurs – He often ………………

Il a fait des progrès – He …… progress

Cela ne te regarde pas ! – It has nothing to …… with you!

Il s’est moqué de moi – He …… fun of me

J’ai fait rire tout le monde = I …… everybody laugh (lâfe)

Il a fait une promesse – He ………. a promise

Elle fait des histoires – She’s …… a fuss

Il a semé la pagaille He …… a mess

Il a fait un discours – He …………

Je n’ai rien à voir là dedans ! – I’ve got nothing to …… with it!

Ils font la grève – They are ………… on strike (autre verbe que make et do)

Faites une rapide comparaison entre … ! – …… a quick comparison between …!

Il m’a fait attendre pendant deux heures – He …… me waiting for two hours (autre verbe que make et do)

Il fit une suggestion – He …… a suggestion (passé simple = past)

Il a fait un cauchemar – He …… a nightmare (autre verbe que make et do)

Fais-moi voir ! – …… me! (autre verbe que make ou do)

Traduire en français

I made him understood what I wanted

He likes making money

He does the housework

Show/let her in!

He made a try

He does the laundry/washing (généralité)

She is doing her hair

I’m going to show him/her round

Don’t make war!

I had my car repaired

CORRIGE

La bonne réponse est en gras :

1 He did changes 2 He made changes

1 Who is doing so much noise? 2 Who is making so much noise?

1 It makes nice today! 2 It is nice today!

1 You did right! 2 You made right!

1 She took an appointment 2 She made an appointment

1 He did a choice 2 He made a choice

1 (Généralité) What are you doing? 2 What are you making?

1 She made an effort 2 She did an effort

1 Today I made friends 2 Today I did friends

1 He made his best 2 He did his best

1 She is making a cake 2 she is doing a cake

1 He made excuses 2 He did excuses

1 That will make! 2 That will do! (cela fera l’affaire)

1 I made a decision 2 I took a decision

1 Just do your job! 2 Just make your job!

1 I am making the dishes 2 I am doing the dishes (je fais la vaisselle)

1 We made plans 2 We did plans

1 Does it make bad? 2 Does it hurt? (Ça fait mal ?)

1 He can’t make the difference between … 2 He can’t tell the difference between …

1 He made a cheque 2 He wrote out a cheque

1 He is making his homework 2 He is doing his homework

1 He made excuses 2 He did excuses

1 She did payments 2 She made payments

1 He made an exception 2 He did an exception

1 She is doing the shopping 2 She is making the shopping (en ce moment)

Complément ou traduction en anglais

Il fait chaud ! – It’s hot!

Il a pris une bonne décision – He made a good decision

Que fais-tu dans la vie ? What do you do?

Elle fait la cuisine (en ce moment) – She is doing the cooking (now)

Est-ce qu’elle te rend heureux ? – Does she make you happy?

Il fait souvent des erreurs – He often makes mistakes

Il a fait des progrès – He made progress

Cela ne te regarde pas ! – It has nothing to do with you!

Il s’est moqué de moi – He made fun of me

J’ai fait rire tout le monde = I made everybody laugh (lâfe)

Il a fait une promesse – He made a promise

Elle fait des histoires – She’s making a fuss

Il a semé la pagaille He made a mess

Il a fait un discours – He made a speech

Je n’ai rien à voir là dedans ! – I’ve got nothing to do with it!

Ils font la grève – They are going on strike (autre verbe que make et do)

Faites une rapide comparaison entre … ! – Make a quick comparison between …!

Il m’a fait attendre pendant deux heures – He kept me waiting for two hours (autre verbe que make et do)

Il fit une suggestion – He made a suggestion (passé simple = past)

Il a fait un cauchemar – He had a nightmare (autre verbe que make et do)

Fais-moi voir ! – Show me! (autre verbe que make ou do)

Traduction en français

I made him understood what I wanted = je lui ai fait comprendre ce que je voulais

He likes making money = il aime faire de l’argent

He does the housework = il fait le ménage

Show/let her in! = fais/faites-la entrer !

He made a try = il a fait un essai

He does the laundry/washing (généralité) = il fait la lessive

She is doing her hair = elle se coiffe

I’m going to show him/her round = je vais lui faire visiter (la maison, etc.)

Don’t make war! = ne fais/faites pas la guerre !

I had my car repaired = j’ai fait réparer ma voiture

See you next time! A la prochaine fois !

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