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1answer
149 views

Expression « Ça va que »

J'utilise à l'oral et assez régulièrement l'expression « ça va que ». Situation : J'ai pensé à prendre la carte d'identité de ma femme et pas elle. Ça va que j'ai pensé à te la prendre ! J'ai ...
15
votes
3answers
488 views

What does “entre guillemets” really mean and when is it used?

I always hear my French teachers say “entre guillemets” followed by some phrases. I asked my friends what does it mean? They told me that they use it when talking about something not true. However, I ...
8
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2answers
256 views

What does “Six boulots” mean?

While in a conversation with my mates, I came across some expression with “six boulots”. I was pretty sure that they were not talking about six jobs and just like my previous queries I am well above ...
10
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5answers
244 views

Traduction de « to make sense »

Dans les discussions que j'ai déjà eues, « It makes sense. » exprime à la fois le fait que l'interlocuteur comprend et que cela veut effectivement dire quelque chose. De même « It does not make sense ...
6
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2answers
557 views

What's the meaning of: le coup de sang

I find it means something like "sudden rage", but i am a bit confused about the usage: Syrie : le coup de sang de l'ambassadeur de France in this article on lefigaro.fr. The ambassador doesn't ...
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8answers
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How to translate “By the way”? — Comment traduire « By the way » ?

I want to translate a sentence that says something like “By the way, did you remember to get…?” So far I've seen two options: au fait and à propos. Which one would be more appropriate for an informal ...