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The French expression "À un de ces jours"

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Translation in English

  • Translation : See you around

  • Literal meaning : To one of these days

  • Register : Neutral - Basic

How to pronounce it



  • IPA : / a ɛ̃ də se ʒuʁ /

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What does it mean exactly?


"À un de ces jours" is the French way to say "See you later" or "See you around". It's useful when you don't know exactly when you will see the person again. If it's not the case, other expressions are more appropriate. More on that in the next section...

How to use it

Every time you are leaving someone, you have to think of when will be the next time you will see this person again. The answer to this question will affect how to say goodbye.

If the next time you will see the person is not defined, you can use:

And here are the ones you can use if you know when you will see the person again:

*The time frames aren't fixed, but being too far from it might cause some misunderstandings.

Synonyms / Related

Reminder: most of them are not "full synonyms". Please check the "How to use" section above for more details.

↓ Example in a story with English translation ↓

Finally, let's see an example in a parallel story with slow audio.

Le mobilier

The furniture

AliceAlors, tu es content de ton nouvel appartement ?
So, are you happy with your new apartment?
JacquesTrès content ! J'ai acheté un fauteuil et une table basse.
Very happy! I bought an armchair and a coffee table.
AliceJe vois ! C'est joli !
I see! It's pretty!
JacquesMerci. Et j'ai aussi acheté des assiettes, fourchettes, couteaux et cuillères.
Thank you. And I also bought plates, forks, knives and spoons.
AliceOù ?
AliceBon choix !
Good choice!
Thank you.
AliceMais ça reste un peu vide.
But it's still a bit empty.
JacquesOuais, je trouve aussi, mais je ne sais pas quoi acheter.
Yeah, I think so too, but I don't know what to buy.
AliceJe te recommande un tapis.
I recommend a rug.


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C'est pas faux


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