“T’as l’air stressé aujourd’hui… On dirait que tu as les boules!…”
“You look stressed today… It seems you’re very angry!”
A listener asked said he had recently been in France and had heard a few slang words used frequently. In this lesson, our dialogue makes use of a variety of slang words, some of which are very common.
In our conversation, we will be talking about a lazy colleague who is making Bertrand angry!… Let’s see how to use the following expressions, and more:
- avoir les boules (to be p*issed (off))
- clocher (to not be going well, to be going badly)
- bosser (to work)
- balaise (big, difficult)
- torcher (to churn out)
- s’en foutre (comme de sa première chemise) (to really not give a damn about)
- avoir un poil dans la main (to be (bone) idle, to be very lazy)
- tire-au-flanc (m) (an idler, a slacker)
- jacter (to chat)
- en avoir marre (de) (to be fed up (of))
- moucher (to reprimand severely)
- se coltiner (qqc / qqn) (to be lumbered with (s.t./s.b.))
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