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Discover the French phrase "Amusez-vous bien"

You are in the right place to discover everything you ever wanted to know about the basic phrase "Amusez-vous bien". To be more specific, this includes a full definition of what it is and how to use it in a dialogue with an audio example. Along with the cool informations we added like slow pronunciation audio, dialogue example, synonym and more!

French to English translation

  • Translation : Have fun

  • Register : Neutral - Basic

How to pronounce?



  • IPA : / amyzevu bjɛ̃ /

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What does amusez-vous bien mean?


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 "Profitez bien".

How to use it

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 French audio ↓

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

Surprise ratée

Failed surprise

Il y a quelque temps, Nicolas et Brigitte avaient découvert le chanteur "The Weeknd".
Some time ago, Nicolas and Brigitte discovered the singer "The Weeknd".
Et ils étaient tous les deux devenus des grands fans.
And they both became huge fans.
Un jour, Nicolas découvre qu'il serait bientôt en concert à Paris.
One day, Nicolas discovers that he was soon going to make a concert in Paris.
Alors il appelle Brigitte.
He calls Brigitte.
Elle répond.
She answers.
Et Nicolas lui dit directement :
And Nicolas tells him directly:
NicolasThe Weeknd va faire un concert à Paris !
The Weeknd is going to have a concert in Paris!
Brigitte était silencieuse... Nicolas ne s'attendait pas à cette réaction...
Brigitte was quiet... Nicolas didn't expect this reaction...


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