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L'equivalent de OMG est "Oh mon Dieu". Mais il n'est plus utilise'. "Oh putain" est completement different. "Oh putain" est utilise' dans des circonstances similaires a OMG. Donc "Oh putain" est fonctionellement equivalent, mais pas semantiquement equivalent. La dichotomie entre "Oh putain" et "OMG" decrit une mentalite' completement differente, l'abysse ...


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Here in the french part of switzerland and around here in France it's sometimes used as is : OMG but with a french pronounciation : "oh èm gé" instead of "oh em gee", its rarely used seriously and has lost any ties to religion. So it fits with your description of frustration. Frustration wise we have swear words like "Putain !" ou "Merde !". "Oh mon ...


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I've been living in Montreal for 5 years and real-life conversation people insert the English "Oh my God" into sentences (although it's pronounced more like "O-ma-gad!" and spoken very quickly. Of course if the emotions are more charged you would use a more vulgar expression. I've never heard a native Quebecois say "mon dieu" except to sound ironic. But ...



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