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Discover the French phrase "Ne fais pas la tête"

We are going to show you everything you ever wanted to know about the basic idiom "Ne fais pas la tête". This include a detailed explanation of what it is and how to use it in a normal conversation with an audio example. And because we want to help you on your learning journey, we also added some useful stuff like slow pronunciation audio, literal meaning, dialogue example and more!

French to English translation

  • Translation : Don't be mad

  • Literal meaning : Don't make the face

  • Register : Informal - Basic

How to pronounce it



  • IPA : / nə fɛ pa la tɛt /

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

La décision finale

The final decision

Joe était de retour de son voyage à Marseille. Il a reçu un appel d'Angèle...
Joe was back from his trip to Marseille. He received a call from Angèle...
Elle voulait lui parler en tête-à-tête...
She wanted to talk to him face-to-face...
Joe était toujours un peu triste et énervé.
Joe was still a bit sad and upset.
Car Angèle n'avait pas répondu quand il lui avait avoué ses sentiments.
Because Angèle didn't answer him when he confessed his feelings.
En tout cas, ils ont décidé de se retrouver dans leur café préféré.
Anyway, they decided to meet in their favorite coffee.
Il arrive avant elle, et s'assoit à une table à côté de la fenêtre.
He arrives before her, and sits at a table next to the window.


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