You are in the right place to find out everything you have to know about the basic French sentence “Pas de soucis”.
To be clear, this includes a full explanation of what it is and how to use it in a dialogue with an audio example. Plus, we also sprinkled some super useful stuff like dialogue example, synonyms, slow pronunciation audio and more!
It literally means:
“Pas de soucis” is one way to say in French “No problem“, “No worries“, “Don’t worry about it“, “It’s not serious” or “That doesn’t matter“. It’s basically the shortened version of “Il n’y a pas de soucis” which literally means “There is no problem/worry“.
It’s a very popular expression that we use to reassure someone after something happened. Typically: to minimize an issue, clearing up a misunderstanding, or to reassure about our wellness after an unfortunate event.
Let’s see some examples!
Scenario 1: your boss tells you that you will have to work on Sunday and want to be sure you are ok with that. You can answer: “Oui, pas de soucis, je serai là.” (Yes, no problem, I will be there). Or “N’y pense même pas, dimanche je dors.” (Don’t even think about it, on Sunday I’m sleeping.) But that’s another story…
Scenario 2: you are falling off stairs and then someone comes to ask you if you are ok. You might say: “Pas de soucis, je vais bien.” (It’s not serious/Don’t worry about it, I’m fine)
There is an infinite number of synonyms, here are the most used ones: