We are going to explain you everything you ever wanted to know about the basic sentence “Ça marche”.
Including a detailed definition of what it is and how to use it in a normal conversation with an audio example. Along with the cool things we added like dialogue example, slow pronunciation audio, synonyms and more!
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“Ça marche” is an informal way to say in French “OK” or “Alright” or “Agreed” or even “It works” depending on context.
It can mean literally, “It works“, for example:
But most of the time, it’s used to say “OK” or “Alright” or “Agreed“. For example, in informal contexts, you can use:
Note that you can also use “Ça roule” (It rolls) exactly the same way, it’s just a bit more informal.
Finally, for formal contexts, it’s better to avoid this expression and use things like “D’accord” (Agreed) or “Avec plaisir” (With pleasure) or simply “Oui” (Yes) instead.