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Discover the French phrase "Il était temps"

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English translation

  • Translation : It was time

  • Register : Neutral - Basic




  • IPA : / il‿ etɛ tɑ̃ /

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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 décide de consulter sa sœur Brigitte.
So he decides to consult his sister Brigitte.
Il lui raconte toute l'histoire et ajoute qu'il n'avait jamais ressenti ça avant...
He tells her the whole story and adds that he had never felt this way before...
Et soudainement... Brigitte se met à rire à haute voix...
And suddenly... Brigitte starts to laugh out loud...


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