The French sentence "Tu es ma raison d'être" explained

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Translation in English

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Example in a story with translation

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Karine:   Oh, quel gâteau délicieux !
Oh, what a delicious cake!
Rémi:   Tu trouves tous les gâteaux délicieux…
You find all the cakes delicious…
Karine:   Absolument ! Les gâteaux c’est la vie !
Absolutely! Cakes are life!
Rémi:   Et malgré ça, tu restes mince.
And despite that, you stay fit.
Karine:   Merci. Honnêtement, c’est beaucoup de travail…
Thank you. Honestly, it’s a lot of work…
Rémi:   Je sais bien…
I know…
Karine:   Et c’est vraiment dur, car je pourrais mourir pour des gâteaux.
And it’s really hard, because I could die for cakes.
Rémi:   Vraiment ? Pour des gâteaux ?
Really? For cakes?
Karine:   Ouais.
Rémi:   Et moi dans tout ça ?
What about me?
Karine:   Quoi ?
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