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The French phrase "Merci d'avance" revealed

Ready to find out everything you want to know about the basic French sentence "Merci d'avance"? More precisely, this includes a detailed explanation of what it is and how you can use it in a normal conversation with an audio example. As well as the useful stuff we sprinkled like dialogue example, slow pronunciation audio and more!

Translation in English

  • Translation : Thanks in advance

  • Register : Formal - Basic

How to pronounce it



  • IPA : / mɛʁsi davɑ̃s /

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Finally, let's see an example in a parallel story with slow audio.

Urgence au travail

Emergency at work

Tôt le matin, Nicolas reçoit un message de son patron, Sylvie.
Early in the morning, Nicolas receives a message from his boss, Sylvie.
SylvieBonjour Nicolas. Nous avons une urgence. Es-tu disponible ? Merci par avance.
Hello Nicolas. We have an emergency. Are you available? Thanks in advance.
NicolasBonjour Sylvie. Oui je suis disponible. Quelle est l'urgence ?
Hello Sylvie. Yes I'm available. What's the emergency?
SylvieUn photographe est tombé malade, nous avons besoin de ton aide.
A photographer got sick, we need your help.
NicolasD'accord, je viens tout de suite. Pouvez-vous me donner l'adresse s'il vous plaît ?
Okay, I'm coming very soon. Can you give me the address please?
Sylvie lui envoie l'adresse.
Sylvie sends him the address.


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