What is the meaning of the French word alors?
Alors has several meanings. It can be used to mean ‘then’ or ‘in that case’. For example, Si tu sais conduire, alors tu peux prendre la voiture. (If you can drive, then you can take the car.) Or it can mean ‘so’, ‘well’ and in informal conversation, ‘so then’.
What does Zoot Alor mean in English?
English Translation. Damn then! More meanings for Zut alors!
Is Zut alors a swear word?
Zut alors ! This is another expression you’ll probably have heard said in more English than French. It’s an old fashioned soft curse that is often translated as “darn” or “shoot”.
Why do French people say La Vache?
La vache (‘la vahsh’) can literally be translated as ‘the cow’, but is actually used as an expression of surprise, admiration, or disappointment, similar to ‘damn! ‘ or ‘oh my god! ‘.
How do you reply to Ca va?
As with English, French people tend to reply to Ça va? with a positive response – Bien, or Bien, merci – much the same way as we would use fine in English. The following responses are polite enough for a new acquaintance, but general enough for a good friend, too: Très bien, merci.
What did voila mean?
—used to call attention, to express satisfaction or approval, or to suggest an appearance as if by magic.
Do French people actually say zut?
It’s an old fashioned soft curse that is often translated as “darn” or “shoot”. You’ll likely draw a few smirks or strange glances if you use it these days. The shorter version “zut” is however used more frequently and won’t get you into trouble. Mon Dieu!
What is Zoot French?
English Translation. heck. More meanings for Zut! Heck!
What does the German phrase’zut alors’mean?
I checked and as surmised “zut” is German for “the” (I’d have guessed “that”). Therefore it’s something like “ the so ” or “ that so ” meaning “ then ” in the sense of “a given” as in: Okay, my friend; zut alors (“if that’s so” | then), don’t go there.
Which is shorter, darn or Zut Alors?
The phrase, which is an old fashioned way to say “darn” or “shoot”, is pretty much confined to use by grandmas and Asterix comics. The shorter version “zut” is more frequently used and won’t get you into trouble.
Which is the correct way to use the word Zut?
You can use “zut” alone, tu express things are not the way you expected. It is correct, polite and old-fashioned. It’s used as an exclamation. It is comparable to saying “Dammit!” or “Crap!” in the English language, and it’s closest translation is, in fact, “damn it” or “dammit”.
When do you say Zut, I broke my tail?
“Zut”, is the polite way as “flûte”, you can use both : flûte zut, I broke my tail. sometimes you use it, because there are children are listening, and you don’t want to say unappropried word like : shit, or damned.