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The French sentence "J'ai besoin d'une pause"

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French to English

  • Translation : I need a break

  • Register : Neutral - Basic

How to pronounce?



  • IPA : / ʒe bəzwɛ̃ dyn poz /

aesthetic french quote jai besoin dune pause

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Prends une pause

Take a break

Joe et Ellen ont décidé de se réunir à nouveau.
Joe and Ellen decided to meet again.
Joe connaissait Ellen depuis longtemps, et savait qu'elle travaillait toujours beaucoup.
Joe knew Ellen for a long time, and knew she is always working a lot.
Mais aujourd'hui, elle semblait vraiment fatiguée...
But today, she seemed really tired...
Il sentait que quelque chose n'allait pas. Car elle n'était pas aussi souriante que d'habitude...
He felt that something was wrong. Because she was not as smiling as usual...
JoeTu as l'air épuisée Ellen ! Qu'est-ce qui ne va pas ?
You look exhausted Ellen! What's wrong?
EllenAllons prendre un café. Je connais un endroit sympa près d'ici.
Let's have a coffee. I know a nice place nearby.


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