All about the French phrase "C'est grave"

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Example in a story with slow French audio

Now, let’s see a complete example of this sentence in a story with slow French audio and the English translation below.
Depuis trois jours, Joe avait mal au gros orteil de la jambe droite.
For three days, Joe was having pain in the big toe of his right leg.
Joe ne comprenait pas pourquoi il avait mal, alors il chercha sur internet…
Joe didn’t understand why he was in pain, so he searched on internet…
Finalement, après avoir lu dix articles sur différentes maladies…
Finally, after reading ten articles on different diseases…
La réponse était claire : il avait une inflammation osseuse…
The answer was clear: he had bone inflammation…
Il le savait. Mais il a quand même pris rendez-vous chez le docteur.
He knew it. But he still made an appointment with the doctor.
Quelques jours plus tard, il arrive chez le docteur…
A few days later, he arrived at the doctor…
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