Questions tagged [interjections]

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What is “quoi” as an interjection at the end of a sentence?

I was reading a transcript of a podcast and there were several times the speaker ended a sentence with quoi, leaving me a bit confused. Here is an example~ Voilà, ben, la fête, on mange, quoi ! ...
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Francophones seem to end sentences of emotion with “quoi”?

(yes, I know this question already exists: What is "quoi" as an interjection at the end of a sentence? but its talking about quoi in a different context and doesn't fully answer my question) ...
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« Vive » ou « vivent » les vacances ?

Dois-je dire « vive les vacances » ou bien « vivent les vacances » ? C'est un subjonctif présent du verbe vivre, donc je pencherais pour le deuxième. Mais j'ai peur que l'usage soit davantage en ...
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What does the expression “Oh, là, là” mean?

I'm reading a text written in French, and the character is introducing herself to another one. She says her name is Julie Dieudonné-Peyrard, but the other character doesn't understand and asks her to ...