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The French sentence "N'abandonne jamais" explained

We are going to explain you all the things you need to know about the inspirational phrase "N'abandonne jamais". More precisely, this includes a full explanation of what it is and how you can use it in a conversation with an audio example. Plus, we also added some useful informations like dialogue example, slow pronunciation audio, synonym and more!

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How to pronounce it?



  • IPA : / nabɑ̃dɔn ʒamɛ /

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N'abandonne jamais meaning


It literally means:

This is how you would say to someone in French "Never give up". This is very similar to "Tiens bon" which means "Hang in there" / "Don't quit" but also with this idea of "Never" giving up. So it's stronger and typically used as a mantra for self-motivation.

How to use it

You can use "N'abandonne jamais" as a personal mantra or to inspire/motivate someone.

Imagine you are doing sport with a friend and he/she is quitting and saying he/she can't do it. In this situation you can gently use the inspirational words to motivate this person and give him/her an extra boost!

Synonyms / Related

Example in a dialogue with French audio


J'en ai marre de travailler !

I'm sick of working!

N'abandonne jamais !

Never give up!

Oui, tu as raison !

Yes, you're right!

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