Ways to say “au revoir” goodbye in french

There are ten ways to say “goodbye” in French, here they are :

au revoir = good bye

à bientôt = see you soon

à demain = see you tomorrow

à plus tard = see you later

à toute de suite = see you right anyway

bonne journée = have a good day

restons en contact = keep in touch

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Some phrases to speak like a french native

1) Tu fais quoi ?

 Meaning “What are you doing ?”

Tu fais quoi you can also say “Que fais-tu?“, “tu fais quoi maintenant?” “qu’est ce que tu es entrain de faire

But “Qu’est ce que tu es entrain de faire” can have meaning like : Omg you are doing something wrong like a little angry voice “Qu’est ce que tu es entrain de faire” it’s also same “Tu fais quoi???”

Only recommended that you use to family or close friends.

2) Tu t’en sors ?

Meaning = “Doing okay there?” or “Is it Ok

You are doing something, maybe you need time to find the solution then your friend will ask you “Tu t’en sors” = “Are you ok?” or “Everything is ok ?”

then after that you can suggest your help , so you can say : “As tu besoin de mon aide ? ” = “do you need my help ?

Can use this sentence : with your friends, family, and also your coworkers

3) N’importe quoi

N’importe quoi = “anything” or “nonsense

Example :

  • Tu dis vraiment n’importe quoi – You are really talking crap
  • les poulets peuvent voler – chickens can fly = no sense

Can use this sentence : with your friends, family, and also your coworkers

4) Revenons à nos moutons !

This is an expression to use after the conversation to back to the original topic
In English it means “let’s get back to our sheep!” = “Let’s get back to the point!”

5) J’ai le cafard…

Meaning “I’m feeling a little down” or “I’m feeling blue

It literally means, “I have the cockroach” but to use the verb phrase avoir le cafard simply means to be depressed or to feel down. You can also say Ça me donne le cafard, which means “that depresses me.”

6)  Ça te changera les idées…

meaning : “It’ll take your mind off thing

example :

ne sois pas triste, sors un peu !ç a te changera les idées ! = don’t be sad, go out ! It’ll take your mind off things

7) Bref.

Bref = To summarize something or to give one’s final impression of something

example :

tu dis n’importe , bref = no sense, stop it

8) Tiens-moi au courant!

meaning : “Keep me up to date!”


10 ways to say “goodbye” in French

Today we are going to take a look at the different ways of saying goodbye in french. I’m sure you already know a lot of words 🙂

Au revoir : yes this is the classic. It can be used formally or informally.

à bientôt : formal and informal too. Said when we do not know when we will see our interlocutor again.

Bonne journée / Bonne soirée. It’s a way to end a conversation in any type of situation. These phrases are also used in a formal or informal setting.

Salut : means both “hello” and “goodbye”. Use in an informal setting.

à tout à l’heure : in this case we do not say “goodbye” to the person since we will see them again during the day, a little later.

à tout de suite : this sentence can, for example, be used on the phone: you make a meeting with your interlocutor in the next few minutes.

à demain : formal and informal. We see the person again the next day.

adieu : Usually means you won’t see the person again. But in some French regions, you can say “goodbye” to say goodbye. It’s still rare.

à la prochaine : used in an informal setting and that means we’ll see the person again but we don’t know when.

à plus tard : used more in an informal setting as well, it means that we will see the person again later in the day. We can also say “see you again”. By sms or by email, we will use: A +


Many ways to say thank you merci in french ! so confusing

What’s the best way to thank someone in French? This is a very popular question that many of our students often ask. In fact, there are several ways to express your gratitude in French! In this article, we’ll take a look at the different ways to say “thank you” in French and how they differ in a number of situations.

Merci – Thank you

Merci beaucoup – Thank you very much

Merci bien – Thank you very much

Mille fois merci – Thank you a thousand times

Mille mercis – A thousand thanks

Je te remercie – I thank you (casual)

Je vous remercie – I thank you

C’est vraiment gentil de ta part – It’s truly kind of you (casual)

C’est très gentil de votre part – How kind of you

Je vous adresse mes plus vifs remerciements – I send you my deepest thanks

Merci pour votre aide – Thanks for your help

Merci pour ton aide – Thanks for your help. (casual)

Merci d’avance – Thank you in advance

Merci à tous – Thank you all

Je vous remercie de votre attention – I thank you for your attention

Avec tous mes/vos remerciements – With all my/our thanks

Avec soulagement – Thankfully

Avec reconnaissance – Thankfully

Je vous/te remercie pour ce délicieux dîner – I thank you for this delicious dinner meal

Je vous/te remercie pour les fleurs – I thank you for the flowers


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