All about the French phrase "C'est ma faute"

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Translation in English

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Slow pronunciation

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Example in a story with translation

Now, let’s see a complete example of this idiom in a story with slow French audio and the English translation below.
Une confession tardive
A late confession
Léa finit de raconter une histoire à Marc…
Léa finishes to tell Marc a story…
Léa:   Et puis j’ai claqué la porte et je suis partie !
And then I slammed the door and left!
Marc:   Haha ! C’est tellement hilarant ! C’est pour ça que je t’aime !
Haha! It’s so hilarious! That’s why I love you!
Léa:   Quoi ?
Marc:   Euh…
Léa:   Tu quoi ? Tu m’aimes ?
You what? You love me?
Marc:   Euh… non, je voulais dire “c’est ce que j’aime chez toi”…
Uh… no, I meant “that’s what I like about you”…
Léa:   Tu as clairement dit “je t’aime” !
You clearly said “I love you”!
Marc:   Ok, oui… J’ai des sentiments pour toi…
Ok, yes… I have feelings for you…
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