Everything about the French phrase "J'en ai marre"

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English translation

How to pronounce it

Slow pronunciation

Normal pronunciation

J'en ai marre meaning


It’s one of the many ways to say in French, “I’m fed up / I’m sick of“. For example: “J’en ai marre de cette voiture” (I’m sick of this car)

How to use

When something or someone makes you angry, you can use: “J’en ai marre !“. For example, if you just had a car accident because someone didn’t respect the traffic light, you might want to say (or yell): “J’en ai marre !“.

Plot twist: if you want to sound like a true French, use instead: “Ah putain ! J’en ai marre de cette merde !” (Oh fuck! I’m fed up of this shit!)

Synonyms and similarities

  • Je suis énervé. (“I am angry“)
  • Je suis furax. (“I am furious“)(Slang)
  • Je suis en pétard. (“I’m hopping mad“)
  • Ça me soule. (“It pisses me off“)
  • Ça m’énerve. (“It makes me angry“)
  • Ça me vénère. (“It makes me angry“)(Slang)
  • Ça m’vénère. (“It makes me angry“)(Slang)
  • Chui vénère. (“I am angry“)(Slang)
  • Tu es vénère. (“You are angry“)(Slang)
  • Il/elle est vénère. (“He/she is angry“)(Slang)
  • On est vénère. (“We are angry“)(Slang)
  • Ils/elles sont vénère. (“They are angry“)(Slang)

Dialogue example with audio

Audio dialogue by French natives

Dialogue audio

Dialogue transcription

” J’en ai marre ! “
” I’m fed up! “
” Qu’est-ce qu’il t’arrive ? “
” What happened to you? “
” J’ai raté mon examen “
” I failed my exam “
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