The French sentence "Je suis fou de joie" revealed

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French to English translation

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Slow pronunciation

Normal pronunciation

Example in a story with translation

Now, let’s see a complete example of this idiom in a story with slow French audio and the English translation below.
La double surprise
The double surprise
Théo:   Olivia, je dois te dire quelque chose…
Olivia, I have to tell you something…
Olivia:   Bien sûr, dis-moi.
Sure, tell me.
Théo:   Tu vas devoir prendre des vacances en décembre.
You’re gonna have to take a vacation in December.
Olivia:   Pourquoi ?
Théo:   Parce que j’ai acheté deux billets pour les Maldives !
Because I bought two tickets for the Maldives!
Olivia:   Attends, quoi ?! Je n’arrive pas à y croire…
Wait, what?! I can’t believe it…
Théo:   Tu n’as pas l’air contente… je pensais que ce serait une belle surprise…
You don’t seem happy… I thought it would be a nice surprise…
Olivia:   Tu plaisantes j’espère ! Je suis folle de joie ! Merci !
I hope you’re kidding! I am incredibly happy! Thank you!
Théo:   Alors qu’est-ce qui ne va pas ?
So what’s wrong?
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