The French expression "Je suis charrette"

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Example in a story with translation

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Un travail stressant
A stressful work
Marc:   Salut Léa !
Quoi de neufLiterally: What’s new?
Hi Léa! What’s up?
Léa:   Oh, rien de génial…
je suis charretteLiterally: I’m cart
Oh, nothing great… I’m overwhelmed with work…
Marc:   C’est vrai que tu as l’air fatiguée…
It’s true that you look tired…
Léa:   Je suis submergée de travail. Je ne dors pas et je ne mange pas beaucoup…
I’m overwhelmed with work. I don’t sleep and I don’t eat a lot…
Marc:   Wow ! C’est grave ! Tout ça à cause de ton travail ?
Wow! It’s serious! All that because of your work?
Léa:   Principalement oui. Je veux avoir une promotion, mais je dois travailler dur pour ça.
Mainly yes. I want to be promoted, but I have to work hard for it.
Marc:   C’est dangereux pour ta santé, fais attention…
It’s dangerous for your health, be careful…
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