Discover the French sentence "Je veux un été infini"

Get ready to learn everything you need to know about the basic phrase “Je veux un été infini”.

Including a complete definition of what it is and how to use it in a dialogue with an audio example. And because learning a new language is important, we also added useful things like dialogue example, slow pronunciation audio and more!

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English translation

How to pronounce

Slow pronunciation

Normal pronunciation

What does it mean?


It literally means:

  • Je → I
  • Veux → Want
  • Un été → A summer
  • Infini → Endless / Infinite

When the spring is over and summer finally shows up, Paris turns into a whole new city and you can see how people are happy with this weather.

In this kind of moment “Je veux un été infini” (I want an infinite summer) is typically the kind of thing you want to say. Because you don’t want this pleasant atmosphere to disappear…

How to use

Use this sentence to share with your relatives and friends how you feel about this wonderful weather and how happy it makes you feel. Simply say: “Je veux un été infini !” and most of the time people will answer: “Moi aussi !” (Me too!).

Synonyms and similarities

  • Je veux un été sans fin. (“I want an endless summer“)
  • Je veux que l’été ne s’arrête jamais. (“I want the summer to never stop“)
  • Je veux que le soleil ne se couche jamais. (“I want the sun to never disappear“)

Example in a story with translation

Now, let’s see a complete example of this idiom in a story with slow French audio and the English translation below.
L'été commence
Summer begins
Rémi va à la fenêtre et soupire…
Rémi goes to the window and sighs…
Rémi:   Regarde ce temps ! C’est parfait !
Look at this weather! It’s perfect!
Karine:   Oui, je trouve aussi !
Yes, I think so too!
Rémi:   Quand il fait beau comme ça, je suis plein d’énergie !
When the weather is nice like this, I am full of energy!
Karine:   Pareil pour moi !
Same for me!
Rémi:   Tu sais à quoi ça me fait penser ?
Do you know what it makes me think?
Karine:   Non, je ne sais pas. Dis-moi.
No, I don’t know. Tell me.
Rémi:   Que je veux un été infini !
That I want an endless summer!
Karine:   Oh oui, ça serait génial…
Oh yes, that would be awesome…
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