a commanding officer. In France, used for an airline pilot (le commandant de bord), in the Army as appellative for a chef de bataillon or a chef d'escadron (roughly equivalent to a major) or in the Navy for any officer from capitaine de corvette to capitaine de vaisseau (equivalent to the Army's majors, lieutenant-colonels and colonels) or for any officer heading a ship.
comme ci, comme ça 马马虎虎，不好不坏
"like this, like that"; so-so, neither good nor bad. In French, usu. couci-couça.
comme il faut 这是必须的；适当的，妥当的
"as it must be" : in accord with conventions or accepted standards; proper.
lit. communicated; an official communication.
a receptionist at a hotel or residence. As they have a reputation for gossiping, concierge is also a mild insult if you call anyone who isn't a receptionist that (meaning you're a shameless gossiper).
an agreement; a treaty; when used with a capital C in French, it refers to the treaty between the French State and Judaeo-Christian religions during the French Empire (Napoleon) : priests, ministers and rabbis became civil servants. This treaty was abolished in 1905 (law Church-State separation) but is still in use in Alsace-Lorraine (those territories were under German administration during 1871–1918)
a colleague, esp. in the medical and law professions.
a departure; in French refers to time off work
a short story, a tale; in French a conte has usually a fantasy context (such as in fairytales) and always begins with the words "Il était une fois" ("Once upon a time").
against the blow
an awkward clash; a delay
a flirtatious girl; a tease
cordon sanitaire 防疫封锁线
a policy of containment directed against a hostile entity or ideology; a chain of buffer states; lit. "quarantine line"
a funeral procession; in French has a broader meaning and refers to all kinds of processions.
forced labor for minimal or no pay. In French, overall an unpleasant/tedious task.
cotte d'armes 盾形纹章,盾徽
coat of arms.
coup de foudre 霹雳，雷电，意外
lit. thunderbolt ("strike of thunder"); a sudden unforeseen event, usually used to describe love at first sight.