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The French sentence "Je vais être en retard"

On this page, we are going to show you everything you need to know about the basic French phrase "Je vais être en retard". More precisely, this includes a full definition of what it is and how you can use it in a dialogue with an audio example. Together with the useful stuff we sprinkled like dialogue example, slow pronunciation audio and more!

French to English translation

  • Translation : I'll be late

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Pronunciation guide



  • IPA : / ʒə vɛ ɛtʁ ɑ̃ ʁətaʁ /

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Example in a dialogue with French audio


Je suis en route, je vais être en retard

I'm on my way, I'll be late

Tu es toujours en retard

You are always late

J'arrive bientôt !

I'm coming soon!

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