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To be more specific, this includes a complete definition of what it is and how you can use it in a casual conversation with an audio example. Along with the useful stuff we sprinkled like dialogue example, slow pronunciation audio, synonym and more!
“Ne t’inquiète pas” is the most common way to say “Don’t worry” in French. It can be shortened as “T’inquiète pas” and even as “T’inquiète“.
It’s a very popular expression, typically used to minimize an issue, clearing up a misunderstanding, or to reassure about our wellness after an unfortunate event.
Scenario 1: a colleague asks you if you will be there at the meeting this afternoon, you can answer: “Oui, ne t’inquiète pas, je serai là.” (Yes, don’t worry about it, I will be there). Or “N’y pense même pas, j’en ai marre de tes réunions.” (Don’t even think about it, I’m tired of your meetings.) But that’s another story…
Scenario 2: you are falling off stairs and your friend comes to ask you if you are ok. You might say: “Ne t’inquiète pas, je vais bien.” (It’s not serious/Don’t worry about it, I’m fine)
There are a lot of synonyms, here are the most common ones: