All about the French quote "Tu as une idée"

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Example in a story with English translation

Now, let’s see a complete example of this sentence in a story with slow French audio and the English translation below.
Le cadeau d'anniversaire
The birthday gift
Un jour, dans l’après-midi, Brigitte alla voir Nicolas dans sa chambre. Elle tapa à sa porte…
One day, in the afternoon, Brigitte went to see Nicolas in his room. She knocked at his door…
Nicolas:   Entre.
Come in.
Brigitte:   Tu sais que c’est l’anniversaire de maman dans quelques semaines ?
You know it’s mom’s birthday in a few weeks?
Nicolas:   Oui, je sais.
Yes, I know.
Brigitte:   Tu as une idée de cadeau ?
Do you have a gift idea?
Nicolas:   C’est trop tôt pour commencer à y réfléchir, on a le temps…
It’s too early to start thinking about it, we have time…
Brigitte:   Je préfère y penser maintenant plutôt qu’au dernier moment.
I prefer to think about it now rather than at the last moment.
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