Discover the French phrase "Pour de vrai"

We are going to show you all the things you have to know about the basic French sentence “Pour de vrai”.

To be more specific, it includes a full definition of what it is and how to use it in a dialogue with an audio example. Along with the cool stuff we sprinkled like slow pronunciation audio, dialogue example and more!

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How to pronounce it?

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.
Un farceur
A joker
Jacques a toujours aimé faire des farces à sa soeur.
Jacques has always loved to prank her sister.
Une fois, il a couru dans sa chambre et a dit :
Once, he ran to her room and said:
Jacques:   Je viens de voir un énorme cheval à l’extérieur !
I just saw a huge horse outside!
Alice:   De quoi tu parles ?
What are you talking about?
Jacques:   Les amis des parents l’ont apporté ici.
Parents’ friends brought it here.
Alice:   Pour de vrai ? Un cheval énorme ?
For real? A huge horse?
Jacques:   Oui oui ! Viens-voir !
Yes yes! Come see!
Puis Alice est allée dehors…
Then Alice went outside…
Et elle a vu… rien. Jacques était mort de rire…
And she saw… nothing. Jacques was laughing out loud…
Jacques:   Je t’ai eue ! Tu es tellement naïve !
I got you! You are so naive!
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