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Does Roast Beef mean “I’m ready to settle down?”

Backward Investors

Old Dream

Low-fat croissants

Parlez-vous Restaurantian ?

Calorie Count

To be or not to be… speaking French ?

Keep on asking and you will receive

It’s going south

License to speak

Tour de Food

Who wants to live in Whatever-sur-Mer ?

EXpress yourself

How’s your skin today?

The nose job

Mission impossible?


Charity work

Sleepless in Paris



Tacos fever

Bon voyage !

À la vôtre !

Blind date

Pastis anyone ?

No plan B


La muse et le coq

La victoire de Michelle

Act #25: Blind date

Quand même is one of the most common and versatile expressions. In France, you hear it several times a day, every day. It’s a great little expression that will make your French very authentic and colloquial. It literally means ‘even when’ and can be translated as “anyway, even so, really, still” and the list goes on. Indeed, quand même has various meanings depending on the context. It can be used within a sentence, whether at the beginning, middle, or end. It can also be used alone as an exclamation. The best way to learn how to use quand même is to pay attention when you hear it and try to interpret its meaning. Let’s review some of the possible meanings through examples.

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