Everything about the French phrase "Pourquoi pas"

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Example in a story with slow French audio

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Donneur de sang
Blood donor
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Depuis plusieurs années, Angèle donnait son sang.
For several years, Angèle had been donating blood.
Elle le faisait environ tous les trois mois.
She was doing it about every three months.
Elle savait que cela pouvait sauver des vies.
She knew it could save lives.
Un jour, elle en parla à Joe.
One day she spoke to Joe about it.
Il lui demanda quand elle irait la prochaine fois.
He asked her when she would go next time.
Angèle:   J’y vais demain. Tu veux venir avec moi ?
I’m going there tomorrow. Do you want to come with me?
Joe:   Oui, pourquoi pas !
Yes, why not!
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