DUREE, FREQUENCE, TEMPS
Some chemotherapy protocols require monthly injections.
9 out of ten mammary tumors in a cat are malignant.
Artificial respiration implies to blow in every 3s, that is to say 20 times a minute.
The heart of a horse beats about 40 times a minute.
The rate of an infusion for a 10kg dog is on average one drop per 3 to 5 seconds.
Most of medicines are to be given once or twice a day.
Sometimes they are prescribed for every other day only.
The ratio of unspayed bitches that develop mammary tumor is 1:2.
It is a slow process but step by step progress is being made.(by degrees)
The graph showed an even distribution of skin cancer cases across the country. (regular)
Cats seldom bear coercion. (not often, rarely)
Treating aggressive cats is a recurrent problem for the vet. (it repeats itself)
FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE
Formerly, foot and mouth
disease was an enzoo-epizooty in continental countries like
France, that is to say, a permanent enzooty interrupted every now and then
by epizootic peaks. However, in countries protected by their
insularity, like England, FMD has been purely epizootic, being
completely silent between the peaks.
France, like most of European countries, has led a medico-sanitary
prophylactic policy for FMD from 1960 to 1991, and managed to
progressively obtain the vanishing of the disease and the virus.
A small outbreak of the disease occurred in 1974: about a hundred foci were affected. At once, slaughter measures were taken. Epizootic peaks recurred
in 1979 and 1981, both of them leading to the killing of thousands of
animals again, including cows, sheep, goats and pigs.
Moreover, since 1992, FMD vaccination has been forbidden in Europe. Consequently,
in the 2001 UK outbreak, nearly 50,000 animals, most of them sheep,
were slaughtered and disposed of in a preventive way. This offended
public opinion. Lately (
september the 29th, 2003), European regulations have been modified in
order to authorize an emergency vaccination which could be or not
followed by the slaughter of the vaccinated animals.
Vocabulaire du quizz
rats out of 5: 4 rats sur 6
20 times a day : 20 fois par jour
once : une fois
twice : deux fois
times : trois fois
foot and mouth disease : fièvre aphteuse
About : à
After a while :
quelque temps après
All day long : toute la journée
As usual : comme d’habitude
At night :
from now: dans une
now and Sunday:
d’ici à dimanche
By now : à l’heure qu’il est
By the time : d’ici à ce que
Day after day : jour après jour
Daily : quotidiennement, quotidien
now and again, every now and then: de temps en temps
other month: tous
les 2 mois
the last few weeks:
ces dernières semaines
weeks at a time:
pendant des semaines
Formerly : autrefois
From now on : à partir de maintenant
to 7: de 6 à 7h
time to time: de
temps en temps
neantime: pendant ce temps
pendant ce temps
Monthly: mensuel, mensuellement
de nos jours
Once and again : de temps en temps
Saturdays: le samedi
(pendant) la nuit
Seldom : rarement
Since : depuis, car
the week: pendant
toute la semaine
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