You are going to find out everything you ever wanted to know about the basic phrase “Du calme”.
More precisely, this includes a complete explanation of what it is and how to use it in a dialogue with an audio example. As well as the cool stuff we sprinkled like slow pronunciation audio, dialogue example, synonym and more!
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“Du calme” means “Calm down / Relax / Chill”
People use it to recommend someone to chill and depending on the tone used, it could be more or less bossy.
Someone is very stressed about something and you want to help this person to relax, you might say: “Du calme, tout ira bien.” (Relax, it will be alright.)
There are also a few very vulgar ways to say it like: “Pètes un coup” (Farts once) or “Détends-toi le string” (Loosen your thong/G-string).
But, of course, it’s very familiar and not “workplace friendly“!