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Discover the French phrase "Je ne comprends pas"

Get ready to find out all the things you need to know about the basic French phrase "Je ne comprends pas". It includes a detailed explanation of what it is and how you can use it in a conversation with an audio example. Along with the cool things we sprinkled like dialogue example, slow pronunciation audio and more!

French to English translation

  • Translation : I don't understand

  • Register : Neutral - Basic

How to pronounce it?



  • IPA : / ʒə nə kɔ̃pʁɑ̃ pa /

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Madame grincheuse

Mrs Grumpy

Brigitte et Pierre se promenaient et parlaient de leurs livres préférés.
Brigitte and Pierre were walking and talking about their favorite books.
Puis, au milieu de la conversation, Brigitte remarque un groupe d'adolescents dans la rue.
Then, in the middle of the conversation, Brigitte notices a group of teenagers on the street.
Ils écoutaient de la musique forte et faisaient beaucoup de bruit.
They were listening to loud music and making a lot of noise.
L'un d'eux cracha sur le sol et Brigitte dit avec dégoût :
One of them spat on the ground and Brigitte says with disgust:
BrigitteAh, les jeunes de nos jours. Ils ne respectent rien !
Ah, young people these days. They don't respect anything!


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