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merde

English translation of merde

shit

The French word 'merde' is commonly used as an exclamation of disappointment or annoyance, similar to how 'shit' is used in English. It can also be used to refer to faecal matter. However, be aware that just like 'shit' in English, 'merde' is considered vulgar and inappropriate in many formal and polite social contexts.


Example sentences using: merde

Merde, ça fait mal!

English translation of Merde, ça fait mal!

Shit, that hurts!

This phrase is a common reaction to pain or discomfort, expressing surprise and displeasure.

Quelle vie de merde!

English translation of Quelle vie de merde!

What a shitty life!

This sentence is a strong way to express dissatisfaction or frustration about personal circumstances or life in general.

Merde, j'ai perdu mes clés

English translation of Merde, j'ai perdu mes clés

Shit, I lost my keys

This phrase is used to express frustration or disappointment over the loss of something.

Je suis vraiment dans la merde sans toi

English translation of Je suis vraiment dans la merde sans toi

I am really in the shit without you

This is a figurative way to express that someone is in trouble or in a difficult situation without the other person's help.

Elle m'a raconté des histoires de merde

English translation of Elle m'a raconté des histoires de merde

She told me bullshit stories

The word 'merde' in this phrase is a less formal way of saying lies or non-sense in English.

C'est une sacrée merde ce projet

English translation of C'est une sacrée merde ce projet

This project is a damn shit

In this sentence, 'merde' is used as a vulgar negative descriptor expressing the terrible quality or difficulty of a project.

J'ai laissé mes devoirs sur la table, merde!

English translation of J'ai laissé mes devoirs sur la table, merde!

I left my homework on the table, shit!

This phrase is used to express regret or annoyance for forgetting something.

Il a fait une belle merde de notre relation

English translation of Il a fait une belle merde de notre relation

He made a nice fuck up of our relationship

It is a way to convey that someone has ruined or messed up something valuable, in this case a relationship.

Merde, je suis en retard!

English translation of Merde, je suis en retard!

Shit, I'm late!

This phrase expresses a quick realization of being late and the frustration that accompanies it.

Ce film est de la merde

English translation of Ce film est de la merde

This movie is crap

Here, 'merde' is used to express disapproval or negative judgement about the quality of the movie.

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