The French expression "T'es mon petit chou à la crème"

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Translation in English


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.
Humeur matinale
Morning mood
Olivia se réveille le matin et ouvre les yeux…
Olivia wakes up in the morning and opens her eyes…
Elle voit Théo, qui la regarde en souriant.
She sees Théo, looking at her and smiling.
Théo:   Bonjour chérie !
Hello honey!
Olivia:   Bonjour…
Olivia bâille.
Olivia yawns.
Olivia:   Pourquoi tu me regardes comme ça ?
Why are you looking at me like that?
Théo:   Comme quoi ?
Like what?
Olivia:   En souriant… Quelque chose ne va pas avec mon visage ?
Smiling… Something is wrong with my face?
Théo:   Non, au contraire, tout va bien.
No, on the contrary, everything is fine.
Olivia:   Alors pourquoi ce regard ?
So why this look?
Théo:   Parce que tu es mon petit chou à la crème.
Because you’re my cutie pie.
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