All about the French phrase "Je comprends"

On this page, we are going to show you everything you need to know about the basic sentence “Je comprends”.

Are included a complete guide of what it is and how you can use it in everyday life with an audio example. Plus, we also sprinkled some super useful stuff like dialogue example, slow pronunciation audio and more!

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French to English translation

Pronunciation guide

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.
Quoi faire ce week-end ?
What to do this weekend?
Léa:   On va au cinéma ce week-end ?
Let’s go to the movie theater this weekend?
Claude:   Désolé, je ne peux pas.
Sorry, I can’t.
Léa:   Pourquoi ? Trop de travail ?
Why? Too much work?
Claude:   Non, je passe le week-end avec mon frère.
No, I’m spending the weekend with my brother.
Léa:   Ah d’accord, je comprends…
Ah alright, I understand…
Claude:   Je suis vraiment désolé… mais c’est prévu depuis longtemps.
I’m so sorry… but it’s been planned for a long time.
Léa:   Ne sois pas désolé. C’est bon.
Don’t be sorry. It’s fine.
Claude:   T’es en colère ?
Are you angry?
Léa:   Non pas du tout. Tout va bien.
Not at all. Everything is fine.
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