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All about the French quote "Profite bien"

We are going to explain you all the things you want to know about the basic phrase "Profite bien". To be more specific, it includes a complete definition of what it is and how you can use it in a normal conversation with an audio example. Together with the cool informations we added like dialogue example, synonyms, slow pronunciation audio and more!

English translation

  • Translation : Enjoy

  • Register : Informal - Basic

Pronunciation example



  • IPA : / pʁɔfit bjɛ̃ /

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What does profite bien mean?


It literally means:

This is a classic way to wish someone to have a great time and to have some fun in French.

Another famous way to express such things is "Amuse-toi bien".

How to use

You have a friend going to Canada, you can wish him/her: "Profite bien au Canada !" (Enjoy Canada!)

Now if you have several friends going to Brazil, you might use instead: "Profitez bien au Brésil !" (Enjoy Brazil!)

If you want to use this sentence in a formal situation, you have to use the same version as the plural one. So if your boss is going to India, you might say "Profitez bien en Inde." (Enjoy India). Even if he/she is going alone.

Synonyms / Related

↓ Example in a story with slow French audio ↓

Finally, let's see an example in a parallel story with slow audio.

Réparation à domicile

Home repair

L'ordinateur de Brigitte ne marchait plus
Brigitte's computer wasn't working anymore.
Elle appelle donc son frère, Nicolas, pour lui demander son aide.
So she calls her brother, Nicolas, asking for his help.
Il avait déjà réparé son ordinateur plusieurs fois.
He had already repaired his computer several times.
Nicolas dit qu'il viendrait dans quarante-cinq minutes.
Nicolas says he would come in forty-five minutes.
Quand il arrive, Brigitte lui montre le problème et Nicolas commence à réfléchir à une solution.
When he arrives, Brigitte shows him the problem and Nicolas begins to think about a solution.
Heureusement, il avait déjà eu ce problème et savait donc comment le régler.
Fortunately, he already had this problem and then he knew how to fix it.
Brigitte le remercie et lui propose de rester boire un café ou un thé.
Brigitte thanks him and offers him to stay for coffee or tea.


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