March 20, 2009KR Blog

We’ll Always Have Paris

(Readings from the Lonely Planet French Phrasebook)

C’est la premi??re fois que je viens en France.

This is my first trip to France.

Tu viens ici souvent?

Do you come here often?

Tu as de beaux yeux.

You have beautiful eyes.

Est-ce que tu as“ Do you have a“

un petit ami? boyfriend?
un petite amie? girlfriend?
du feu? light?
un f??tiche? fetish?

Tu veux bien me ramener ? la maison?

Will you take me home?

Je ne fais pas mon ??ge.

I’m younger than I look.

Je suis un travelo.

I’m a drag queen.

Je suis retrait??.

I’m retired.

O?? allez-vous?

Where are you going?

Tant pis.

Too bad.

??a ira mieux la prochaine fois

Better luck next time.

Avez-vous un meilleur guide de conversation?

Do you have a better phrasebook than this?

Si on buvait quelque chose?

Would you like a drink?

?? la France!

To France!

Encoure un coup!

Have another!

Je me sens vachement bien!

I feel fantastic!

Tire sur mon doigt!

Pull my finger!

Tu m’aimes ?

Do you love me?

Est-ce que je peux payer vec une carte de cr??dit?

Do you accept credit cards?

Il y a une r??duction pour les groupes?

Is there a discount for groups?

Nous somme trios.

There are three of us.

Quel est le prix par personne?

How much is it per person?

Est-ce que je pourrais emprunter un maillet?

Could I borrow a mallet?

Je peux prendre des photos?

Can I take photographs?

??a te pla??t?

Do you like this?

J’aime ??a.

I like that.

Je n’aime pas ??a.

I don’t like that.

Arr??te!

Stop!

N’arr??te pas!

Don’t stop!

??tes-vou s??r que c’est sans danger?

Are you sure this is safe?

Est-ce que l’??quipement est solide?

Is the equipment secure?

Est-ce que ??a peut provoquer des somnolences?

Will it make me drowsy?

Mon dentier est cass??.

My dentures are broken.

Plus vite!

Faster!

Plus fort!

Harder!

Plus doucement!

Slower!

Moins fort!

Softer!

Chouette alors!

Oy!

T’inqui??te pas, je fais ??a tout seul.

Don’t worry, I’ll do it myself.

Je me sense tr??s vuln??rable.

I feel very vulnerable.

J’ai perdu mon groupe.

I’ve lost my group.

J’ai besoin d’une ordonnance?

Do I need a prescription?

Il y a quelqu’un d’autre?

Are you seeing someone else?

Combien?!?

How many?!?

Je ne suis qu’un object sexuel pour toi.

You’re just using me for sex.

Tue s compl??tement embue de toi-m??me!

Your ego is out of control!

Vivons ensemble!

Let’s move in together!

Veux-tu m’??pouser?

Will you marry me?

Je ne pense pas que ??a marche.

I don’t think it’s working out.

Je voudrais une avance de cr??dit.

I’d like to get a cash advance.

Envoyez-le en Australie s’il vous pla??t.

Please send it to Australia.

Reste en contact!

Keep in touch!

Puis-je te revoir?

Can I see you again?

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