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The French idiom "Tu peux m'aider" explained

On this page, we are going to explain you all the things you need to know about the basic sentence "Tu peux m'aider ?". This include a complete definition of what it is and how to use it in a conversation with an audio example. Not to mention the useful things we sprinkled like slow pronunciation audio, dialogue example and more!

English translation

  • Translation : Can you help me?

  • Register : Informal - Basic

How to pronounce it?



  • IPA : / ty pø mɛde ? /

aesthetic french quote tu peux maider

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↓ Example in a story with slow audio ↓

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

Shopping en ligne

Online shopping

Un jour, Joe a accidentellement abîmé sa veste dans le métro.
One day, Joe accidentally damaged his jacket on the subway.
Il a donc décidé d'en acheter une nouvelle.
So he decided to buy a new one.
Mais celle qu'il voulait était uniquement disponible en ligne...
But the one he wanted was only available online...
Et comme il n'était pas de ce pays, il ne savait pas comment faire...
And since he wasn't from this country, he didn't know how to do...
Alors Joe appelle Angèle.
So Joe calls Angèle.
JoeTu peux m'aider ?
Can you help me?
AngèleT'aider à quoi exactement?
Help you with what exactly?


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