I swear I saw a thread here (or somewhere) recently that translated the phrase “with that” in the following kind of context:

-She caused a scene, and with that, she made her exit.

I’m not worried about translating that sentence specifically (it’s more of an example so you know what I mean) but I can’t for the life of me find the phrase I saw as the French equivalent. I googled it and came up with “avec ça” but that’s not the phrase I originally saw.

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Some of the possible translations that come to my mind would be :

  • Elle fit une scène, puis s'en alla
  • Elle fit une scène, et sur ce s'en alla
  • Elle fit une scène, et avec ça s'en alla
  • Elle fit une scène, et aussitôt après s'en alla
  • Elle fit une scène, et là-dessus s'en alla
  • It turns out là-dessus is what I was looking for! Thank you for all the possible translations. May 22, 2019 at 17:04


Elle a fait un esclandre et sur ce, s'en est allée.


Elle a piqué sa crise et aussi sec, s'est cassée.


In this context "with that" is translated as "sur ce". That's probably what you are trying to get back at.

  • Elle a fait une scène et sur ce elle a fait sa sortie.
  • Are “ce” and “elle” not elided in this case? May 22, 2019 at 17:04
  • @tssmith2425 No, there is never an elision for this locution.
    – LPH
    May 22, 2019 at 22:04
  • Thank you so much. You always provide such detailed responses and I always appreciate it. May 22, 2019 at 22:32
  • @tssmith2425 You welcome, glad my answers can help!
    – LPH
    May 22, 2019 at 22:35

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