Chat french translation
The French tend to shorten many words down to the bare minimum when chatting online or sending a text message — even down to just one letter! In fact, some internet slang words are actually spoken slang words that get shortened digitally. Talk about double-time slang! This shortening can make for a few headaches and choice expletives when trying to communicate, which is why this guide will be so helpful in making sense of it all.
Years old: 20
Where am I from: I'm egyptian
Orientation: I like man
Favourite drink: Stout
What is my hobbies: In my spare time I love listening to music
I have tattoo: None
Because cats have been a presence in French households and businesses for centuries, references to them are common.
Here are six of the most iconic French idioms using the French word for cat. Note that the French word for cat is "un chat" silent "t"when speaking generically or about a male cat.
It is "une chatte" "t" is pronounced when speaking about a female cat. For both, the "ch" takes the "sh" sound in "shave," not the "tch" usually found in English. Careful: The feminine word for cat "une chatte" has the same double entendre meaning as the English word "pussy.
Patrice est un gros menteur. Il faut appeler un chat un chat. Patrice is a big liar.
He needs to say things the way they are. Et je pense que And I think that Sorry, I had a frog in the throat. Careful: It's different from the English "Cat got your tongue," which means to have nothing to say.
Et alors? Tu donnes ta langue au chat? C'est Pierre!
Who is coming for dinner tomorrow? You can't guess?
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It's Pierre! Careful: The verb is "danser" with an "s" in French, not like "dance" with a "c" in English. Your teen partied all night while you were gone last weekend?
This is not surprising: When the cat is away, the mice will play. There was no one at the meeting. Your problems compared to Pierre's are nothing!
French internet slang: how to chat online like a native
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