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1

Wait a sec!

Attends! or Attendez!

2

At ease!

Repos!

3

Be careful! / Watch out!

Attention!

4

No, not at all.

Non, mais pas du tout.

5

Aw, Come on! (3 ways)(often used to show some frustration)

Mais, voyons! Bon, voyons! Mais enfin!

6

Aw, Come on! It's my holiday (naming day).

Mais voyons, c'est ma fête.

7

Congratulations!

Félicitations!

8

Good going!

Bravo!

9

Come back!

Viens! or Venez!

10

That's revolting / disgusting.

C'est abominable.

11

Hey there! (When coming upon sm)

Alors!

12

Here! / Take It!

Tiens! or Tenez! From verb tenir (pp – tenu)

13

Be strong!

Courage!

14

That's what's the matter.

Voilà ce qu'il y a.

15

Each to his own!

Chacun à la sienne!

16

It's the other way around.

C'est le contraire.

17

May I?

Vous permettez?

18

Answer: By all means. / Please do.

Mais je vous en prie.

19

It's for a good cause.

C'est pour la bonne cause.

20

Who is that? (2 ways)

Qui c'est ça?, Qui est-ce?

21

I have just enough time.

J'ai juste le temps là.

22

What can I do for you?

Que puis-je pour vous?

23

Stop right there!

Je vous arrête!

24

If you don't mind.

S'il te plaît

25

It can't be. / This can't be happening.

C'est pas vrai.

26

Mission accomplished!

Mission accomplie!

27

It's us!

C'est nous!

28

Time to eat!

Allez, à table.

29

Don't say anything to her.

Il ne faut pas lui dire.

30

How could that be? / Why is that?

Comment ça se fait? (pronounced: Comment sas fait?

31

It's not my job.

C'est pas mon métier.

32

Where does that come from?

Ça vient d'où, ça?

33

Yes, / that's right / absolutely.

Oui, tout à fait.

34

I love it!

J'aime bien!

35

That / It depends.

Ça dépend.

36

It's simple.

C'est simple.

37

It's strange. / There's something fishy.

C'est bizarre.

38

It's not bad.

C'est pas mal.

39

We messed up (lit: It's messed up.)

C'est loupé.

40

Is that so! / Are you serious?

Voyons donc!

41

Without even thinking about it, ....

Sans même y penser.....

42

I must be dreaming!

Mais je rêve!

43

That's not going to be possible ( = I can't)

Ça ne va pas_être possible.

44

I can't tonight.

Mais, ça ne va pas être possible ce soir.

45

I have nobody / no one else.

Je n'ai personne d'autre.

46

I have a lot to do. (lit: I have stacks of things to do.)

J'ai des tas de choses à faire.

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It couldn't be worse.

On ne peut plus mal.