The French phrase "Enfin bref" revealed

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Example in a story with slow audio

Now, let’s see a complete example of this sentence in a story with slow French audio and the English translation below.
Parler de bébé
Talking about baby
Philippe était assis sur le canapé et jouait à la Playstation.
Philippe was sitting on the couch and playing Playstation.
Soudainement, Emily entra dans la pièce…
Suddenly, Emily came into the room…
Emily:   Tu ne vas jamais me croire !
You’ll never believe me!
Philippe appuya sur pause et demanda avec curiosité :
Philippe pressed pause and asked with curiosity:
Philippe:   Quoi ?!
Emily était super excitée…
Emily was super excited…
Emily:   Tu te souviens de ma meilleure amie Julia ?
Do you remember my best friend Julia?
Philippe réfléchit pendant quelques secondes…
Philippe thought for a few seconds…
Philippe:   Ta camarade de classe ?
Your classmate?
Emily:   Non, mon amie d’enfance.
No, my friend from childhood.
Philippe:   Ah oui ! Celle qui vivait à côté de chez toi ?
Ah yes! The one who lived next to your house?
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