We all have favourite expressions or words that we use all the time. Those words define our communication style and say a lot about who we are. When expressing ourselves in a foreign language, we want to be able to use expressions that define us... but do we know their equivalent?
Here are some commonly used English expressions transposed into French.
By the way: au fait
In fact: en fait
Indeed: en effet
Whatever: peu importe
Nevermind: c'est rien/ laisse(z) tomber
Long story short: pour faire court
These expressions can add more depth or strength to your speech and help you sound more articulate, so feel free to add your favourite expressions to this list and use them when conversing during class or with French people you know!
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