Everything about the French phrase "Ça me gave"

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Translation in English

Pronunciation guide

Slow pronunciation

Normal pronunciation

Ça me gave meaning


It literally means:

  • Ça → It
  • Me gave → Fill me up

It’s one of the many ways to say “It pisses me off” in French. You can check the synonyms section below for more options.

How to use it

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

Plot twist: if you want to sound like a true French, use instead: “Ah putain ! Ça me gave !” (Oh fuck! It pisses me off!)

Synonyms and similarities

  • J’en ai marre. (“I am fed up“)
  • 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)

Example with audio dialogue

Audio dialogue by French natives

Dialogue audio

Dialogue transcription

” Ça me gave “
” I am pissed “
” Qu’est-ce qu’il t’arrive ? “
” What happened to you? “
” J’ai raté mon examen “
” I failed my exam “
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