Discover the French phrase "Il était temps"

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Example in a story with slow French audio

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Les conseils d'une soeur
Advices from a sister
Nicolas était un séducteur.
Nicolas was a seducer.
Il ne cherchait pas à faire du mal aux femmes…
He was not trying to hurt women…
Mais c’était toujours lui qui quittait ses copines.
But he was always the one who quit his girlfriends.
Mais Léa était la première à lui résister…
But Léa was the first one to resist him…
Il n’avait jamais été aussi perdu…
He had never been so lost…
Alors il décida de consulter sa sœur Brigitte.
So he decided to consult his sister Brigitte.
Il lui raconta toute l’histoire et ajouta qu’il n’avait jamais ressenti ça avant…
He told her the whole story and added that he had never felt this way before…
Et soudainement… Brigitte se mit à rire à haute voix…
And suddenly… Brigitte laughed out loud…
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