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1

Attends! or Attendez!

Wait a sec!

2

Repos!

At ease!

3

Attention!

Be careful! / Watch out!

4

Non, mais pas du tout.

No, not at all.

5

Mais, voyons! Bon, voyons! Mais enfin!

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

6

Mais voyons, c'est ma fête.

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

7

Félicitations!

Congratulations!

8

Bravo!

Good going!

9

Viens! or Venez!

Come back!

10

C'est abominable.

That's revolting / disgusting.

11

Alors!

Hey there! (When coming upon sm)

12

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

Here! / Take It!

13

Courage!

Be strong!

14

Voilà ce qu'il y a.

That's what's the matter.

15

Chacun à la sienne!

Each to his own!

16

C'est le contraire.

It's the other way around.

17

Vous permettez?

May I?

18

Mais je vous en prie.

Answer: By all means. / Please do.

19

C'est pour la bonne cause.

It's for a good cause.

20

Qui c'est ça?, Qui est-ce?

Who is that? (2 ways)

21

J'ai juste le temps là.

I have just enough time.

22

Que puis-je pour vous?

What can I do for you?

23

Je vous arrête!

Stop right there!

24

S'il te plaît

If you don't mind.

25

C'est pas vrai.

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

26

Mission accomplie!

Mission accomplished!

27

C'est nous!

It's us!

28

Allez, à table.

Time to eat!

29

Il ne faut pas lui dire.

Don't say anything to her.

30

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

How could that be? / Why is that?

31

C'est pas mon métier.

It's not my job.

32

Ça vient d'où, ça?

Where does that come from?

33

Oui, tout à fait.

Yes, / that's right / absolutely.

34

J'aime bien!

I love it!

35

Ça dépend.

That / It depends.

36

C'est simple.

It's simple.

37

C'est bizarre.

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

38

C'est pas mal.

It's not bad.

39

C'est loupé.

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

40

Voyons donc!

Is that so! / Are you serious?

41

Sans même y penser.....

Without even thinking about it, ....

42

Mais je rêve!

I must be dreaming!

43

Ça ne va pas_être possible.

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

44

Mais, ça ne va pas être possible ce soir.

I can't tonight.

45

Je n'ai personne d'autre.

I have nobody / no one else.

46

J'ai des tas de choses à faire.

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

47

On ne peut plus mal.

It couldn't be worse.