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The French expression "Je suis charrette"

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Translation in English

  • Translation : I'm overwhelmed with work

  • Literal meaning : I'm cart

  • Register : Informal - Funny

How to pronounce it?



  • IPA : / ʒə sɥi ʃaʁɛt /

aesthetic french quote etre charrette

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

Un travail stressant

A stressful work

MarcSalut Léa !
Quoi de neufLiterally: What's new?
Hi Léa! What's up?
LéaOh, rien de génial...
je suis charretteLiterally: I'm cart
Oh, nothing great... I'm overwhelmed with work...
MarcC'est vrai que tu as l'air fatiguée...
It's true that you look tired...
LéaJe 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...
MarcWow ! C'est grave ! Tout ça à cause de ton travail ?
Wow! It's serious! All that because of your work?
LéaPrincipalement 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.
MarcC'est dangereux pour ta santé, fais attention...
It's dangerous for your health, be careful...


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