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Discover the French phrase "Pour de vrai"

You are going to discover all the things you want to know about the basic French phrase "Pour de vrai ?". To be more specific, this includes a full guide of what it is and how to use it in a casual conversation with an audio example. Along with the useful informations we sprinkled like slow pronunciation audio, dialogue example and more!

French to English

  • Translation : For real?

  • Register : Informal - Basic

How to pronounce it?



  • IPA : / puʁ də vʁɛ /

aesthetic french quote pour de vrai

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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:
JacquesJe viens de voir un énorme cheval à l'extérieur !
I just saw a huge horse outside!
AliceDe quoi tu parles ?
What are you talking about?
JacquesLes amis des parents l'ont apporté ici.
Parents' friends brought it here.
AlicePour de vrai ? Un cheval énorme ?
For real? A huge horse?
JacquesOui 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...
JacquesJe t'ai eue ! Tu es tellement naïve !
I got you! You are so naive!


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