French Slang :How to Sound More Natural in France

Uniquely French slang: reversed word

1. “Ne… pas” abbreviated to “… pas”

2. “Tres” => “Trop”

3. “du coup” = And so

4. “En fait” = in fact

5. Bref = in short, anyway…

6. “Grave” => grave beau (very nice)

7. “La bôite” = the company

8. Math-crazy French:

9. Le boulot / Le taff = job, work

10. Mon (ma) pote = my (female) friend

11. “Faire style de…” = pretend

12. Flipper = to be scared, freaked out

13. C’est nickel = awesome

14. On (ne) va pas se mentir = let’s not lie to ourselves

15. J’hallucine = I can’t believe it

16. Tuer (= killed) => it rocks

17. C’est abusé = it sucks, ridiculous

18. Je galère = struggling

19. ça marche = Ok

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