Discover the French idiom "Barbe à papa"

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Translation in English


Slow pronunciation

Normal pronunciation

Everyday life dialogue example

Audio dialogue by French natives

Dialogue audio

Dialogue text

J’ai un petit creux, et toi ? “
” I am a little hungry, and you? “
” Moi aussi, qu’est-ce que tu veux manger ? “
” Me too, what do you want to eat? “
” De la barbe à papa ! “
” Some dad’s beard!* “
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