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Re: very frightened

Ha! I'm particularly fond of this one, for which the definition doesn't altogether seem to be "a tad weaker" Big Smile [:D]Big Smile [:D]

"qu'on arrêterait de me surveiller aux 15 minutes, cela m'a donné la frousse."



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Re: very frightened

Cool [8-|]......Thanks Pachapapa, I couldn't have found any better myself....

It's a bit like the feminin or masculin article to be used on a new word (le ou la) ie. internet would be le (l'internet) French people (well most of us Smile [:)]) have the knack at picking the correct one, we just know. We leave it to you speaker of french as a second language, to come up with the rules (or my wife but that's the same).


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Re: very frightened

 You can call me Betty wrote:
"qu'on arrêterait de me surveiller aux 15 minutes, cela m'a donné la frousse."

????...what does that mean??


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Re: very frightened

Think that's definitely game,set and match to Pachapappa.

Just a thought .....don't think I've seen a simple
"elle etait si peureuse" anywhere in these posts, or "elle avait une peur bleue (de)" She was SO afraid/fearful or "She was scared stiff (of)" something or other
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Re: very frightened

 Charly wrote:
  "elle avait une peur bleue (de)" "She was scared stiff (of)" something or other

Very often used by my 87 year old grandmother.......J'en avait une peur bleue (talking about a headmaster of many moons ago)....this is a tad stronger than "avoir peur"....Smile [:)]


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Re: very frightened

 ericd wrote:

 You can call me Betty wrote:
"qu'on arrêterait de me surveiller aux 15 minutes, cela m'a donné la frousse."

????...what does that mean??



You tell me: I've just C&P'd it from pachapapa's link above.Stick out tongue [:P]

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Re: very frightened

 You can call me Betty wrote:
 ericd wrote:

 You can call me Betty wrote:
"qu'on arrêterait de me surveiller aux 15 minutes, cela m'a donné la frousse."

????...what does that mean??



You tell me: I've just C&P'd it from pachapapa's link above.Stick out tongue [:P]

 

Those internet translations......... Cannot make sense of the phrase


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Re: very frightened

Now I'm totally confused...I thought the universal consensus was that pachapapa's link was the definitive answer...Big Smile [:D]

ETA: As I said, I C&P'd it from what ppp posted earlier. No internet translation engines were employed or harmed in the pasting of this excerpt. Just in case you think I used one. I would rather run naked through Tesco.Smile [:)]

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