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On est partis direct au pub de Buckler's Hard. We went straight to a pub in Buckler's Hard ('direct' is an abbreviation of 'directement' so it's used informally - showing that you go really quickly).
direct
Et comment ça se passe alors en Espagne pour faire les démarches ? And how does it happen then in Spain to go through all the procedures ?
Les démarches
Génial. J'ai prévu mes prochaines vacances. -Eh ben écoute, vas-y! Great. I've planned my next holidays - Well, listen, go on then!
Génial!
Tout à fait. Absolutely! Totally! (expression used to agree)
Tout à fait.
ok, est-ce que tu penses que c'est un boulot stressant ? ok, do you think it's a stressful job ? (slang)
Un boulot
Et la nourriture, l'as-tu aimée ? Oh, impressionnant! ... and the food, did you like it ? Oh, stunning
Impressionnant!
C'est excellent. Par contre, je ne suis pas bonne cuisnière, donc je n'ai pas pu le refaire en France. It's delicious. On the other hand, I'm not a very good cook, so I haven't been able to make it in France.
par contre
Le pays est un pays hyper sécure The country is a super-safe country
hyper
C'est excellent. Par contre, je ne suis pas bonne cuisnière, donc je n'ai pas pu le refaire en France. It's delicious. On the other hand, I'm not a very good cook, so I haven't been able to make it in France.
par contre
La personne à l'accueil m'a dit: "ne quittez pas" The person at reception said "hold the line" - this is a 'vous' form
ne quittez pas
Euh, ces personnes me recontactent pour me dire que, ça y est, donc la femme est enceinte Um, these people recontact me to say, that's it*, the woman is pregnant. "ça y est" can be used for example when a student finishes a piece of work. They can say "ça y est! J'ai terminé"
ça y est
Oui, tu as un ordinateur ? Alors, j'avais un ordinateur jusqu'au 8 novembre 2017, jour de mon cambriolage. Oh là là Yes, do you have a computer ? Well, I had a computer until the 8th November 2017, day of the burglary. Oh my goodness!
oh là là
Tu t'es cassée déjà la margoulette ? Voilà. C'est ça. Plusieurs fois. Et ça fait très mal. Have you already fallen flat on your face ? That's it. Several times, and it hurts a lot.
Tu t'es cassée déjà la margoulette ?
Mais dis donc! Tu ne crois pas que c'est plutôt une coïncidence ? But hey! don't you think it's more of a coincidence ?
Dis donc!
Un bon rapport qualité prix Good value for money
Un bon rapport qualité prix
Avec des conséquences moins dramatiques pour la planète quoi! With less dramatic consequences for the planet (quoi). Note: quoi literally means what. It is used at the end of the sentence to state the obvious.
quoi (used at the end of a sentence)
Et si tu mangeais moins ? Peut-être que ça te permettrait de manger mieux ? And if you ate less. Maybe that would enable you to eat "better" ça te permettrait
Je rêve d'avoir une voiture électrique I dream of having an electric car Je rêve d'avoir...





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