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“C'est un peu trop, là, quand même!”

“That's a bit much, that, isn't it!”

Several listeners have asked about the expression quand même. In fact, it is extremely common in French and has a wide variety of meanings. A minor change in intonation can sometimes alter its meaning.

Our lesson is a short one this time. Nonetheless, you'll discover interesting expressions, including:

  • quand même (all the same, nonetheless, nevertheless)
  • être repu (to be full (after a meal))
  • être un peu trop (to be a bit much, to be excessive)
  • malgré tout (in spite of everything)
  • tout de même (all the same, nonetheless)

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