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The French phrase "Amuse-toi bien" explained

You are in the right place to discover all the things you have to know about the basic French sentence "Amuse-toi bien". To be more precise, this includes a full definition of what it is and how you can use it in a dialogue with an audio example. Plus, we also added super useful stuff like dialogue example, synonym, slow pronunciation audio and more!

English translation

  • Translation : Have fun

  • Register : Neutral - Basic

Audio pronunciation



  • IPA : / amyz-twa bjɛ̃ /

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Amuse-toi bien meaning


It literally means:

This is the classic way French people are wishing each other to have a great time and to have some fun. 

Another famous way to express such things is "Profite bien".

How to use

You have a friend going to Canada, you can wish him/her: "Amuse-toi bien au Canada !" (Have fun in Canada!)

Now if you have several friends going to Brazil, you might use instead: "Amusez-vous bien au Brésil !" (Have fun in Brazil!)

If you want to use this sentence in a formal situation, you have to use the same version as the plural one. So if your boss is going to India, you might say "Amusez-vous bien en Inde." (Have fun in India). Even if he is going alone.


↓ Example in a story with English translation ↓

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

Une nouvelle amie

A new friend

OliviaThéo, aujourd'hui je vais voir une copine.
Théo, today I'm going to see a friend.
ThéoJe la connais ?
Do I know her?
OliviaNon, on s'est rencontré il y a une semaine. Elle prend les mêmes cours de français que moi.
No, we met a week ago. She takes the same French lessons as me.
ThéoOh sympa. Comment elle s'appelle ?
Oh nice. What's her name?
OliviaEmma. Elle vient des États-Unis aussi. Et elle a le même âge que moi !
Emma. She's from the United States too. And she's the same age as me!
ThéoC'est super !
That's great!
OliviaOuais, et j'ai hâte de pouvoir enfin reparler en Anglais...
Yeah, and I can't wait to finally be able to speak English again...


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