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Everything about the French sentence "Je lui en veux"

On this page, we are going to teach you all the things you need to know about the basic phrase "Je lui en veux". To be more precise, this includes a complete definition of what it is and how to use it in a normal conversation with an audio example. But that's not all, we also added some useful informations like dialogue example, slow pronunciation audio and more!

English translation

  • Translation : I have grudge against him/her

  • Register : Neutral - Basic




  • IPA : / ʒə lɥi ɑ̃ vø /

aesthetic french quote en vouloir

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↓ Example in a story with slow audio ↓

Finally, let's see an example in a parallel story with slow audio.

En vouloir à quelqu'un

To be mad at someone

KarineLisa m'a appelée. Elle dit que tu ne réponds pas à ses appels.
Lisa called me. She says you don't answer her calls.
RémiOh non, maintenant elle t'appelle !
Oh no, now she's calling you!
KarineQuoi ? Pourquoi tu ne parles plus à ta soeur ?
What? Why aren't you talking to your sister anymore?
RémiParce que je lui en veux.
Because I have a grudge against her.
KarineQu'est-ce qu'elle a fait ?
What did she do?
RémiElle n'a pas tenu sa promesse, c'est tout.
She didn't keep her promise, that's all.
KarineJ'espère que tu vas m'en dire plus, car je ne comprends rien !
I hope you will tell me more, because I don't understand a thing!
RémiTu te souviens de mon projet, il y a un mois ?
Do you remember my project, a month ago?


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