Discover the French sentence "Comment ça s'appelle"

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Example in a story with translation

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Les fruits et les légumes
Fruits and vegetables
Olivia:   Tu peux venir avec moi au marché, s’il te plaît ?
Can you come with me to the market, please?
Théo:   Pourquoi tu as besoin de moi ?
Why do you need me?
Olivia:   J’ai besoin de ton aide pour porter les fruits et les légumes.
I need your help to carry the fruits and vegetables.
Théo:   Je vois, donc tu veux un esclave…
I see, so you want a slave…
Olivia:   Haha ! Pas du tout ! J’ai juste besoin d’un compagnon.
Haha! Not at all! I just need a companion.
Théo:   C’est la même chose…
It’s the same thing…
Olivia:   C’est pas vrai ! Et aussi je ne connais pas les noms de nombreux fruits et légumes !
That’s not true! And also I don’t know the names of many fruits and vegetables!
Théo:   Comment c’est possible ?
How is that possible?
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