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The French word "T'inquiète" explained

Get ready to learn all the things you need to know about the funny French word "T'inquiète". To be clear, it includes a complete explanation of what it is and how you can use it in a casual conversation with an audio example. But that's not all, we also added useful stuff like slow pronunciation audio, dialogue example, synonym and more!

Translation in English

  • Translation : Don't worry

  • Register : Informal - Funny - Slang

How to pronounce



  • IPA : / tɛ̃kjɛt /

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T'inquiète meaning


"T'inquiète" is one informal way to say in French "Don't worry" or "No problem". It's the shortened version of "T'inquiète pas" which is itself the shortened version of "Ne t'inquiète pas" (Don't worry)A good rule of thumb in this case is: "The shorter it is, the more familiar it is".

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.

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How to use

Scenario 1: a colleague asks you if you will be there at the meeting this afternoon, you can answer: "Oui, ne t'inquiète pas, je serai là." (Yes, don't worry about it, I will be there). Or "N'y pense même pas, j'en ai marre de tes réunions." (Don't even think about it, I'm tired of your meetings.) But that's another story...

Scenario 2: you are falling off stairs and your friend comes to ask you if you are ok. You might say: "T'inquiète, je vais bien." (It's not serious/Don't worry about it, I'm fine)

Synonyms / Related

There is an infinite number of synonyms, here are the most used ones:



Example in a dialogue with French audio


Attention ! Tu marches sur mes chaussures !

Be careful! You walk on my shoes!

Je suis désolé, c'est de ma faute

I'm sorry, it's my fault


Don't worry

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