La grève

Strike

Depuis maintenant 2 semaines, il y a une grève nationale en France. Les gens protestent contre la réforme des retraites.

For 2 weeks now, there has been a national strike in France. People protest against the pension reform.

French vocabulary to talk about a strike
  • la grève = strike
  • un appel à la grève = call for strike action
  • faire la grève = to strike
  • être en grève = to be on strike
  • se mettre en grève = to go on strike
  • protester = to protest
  • revendiquer = to claim
  • manifester = to demonstrate
  • une manifestation = demonstration
  • une loi = law
  • une réforme = reform
  • un syndicat = trade union

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