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Balades ep. 1, Quiz 10: tout est à sa place

    Learn French with the podcast Balades, this clip from episode 1 is 16 seconds long and has 42 words. Listen and see if you can transcribe them all!

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    16 seconds, 42 words
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    seulement, 'àbureaurangé,,maisenplus, 'retrouvé 'complètementoubliés,depochedontàoccasion.
    seulement, j'aiànouveaubeaubureaurangé,toutestsaplace,maisenplus, j'airetrouvéobjetsque j'avaiscomplètementoubliés,commeparexemplelivredepochedontparleraiàautreoccasion.

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    Non seulement, j’ai à nouveau un beau bureau bien rangé, où tout est à sa place, mais en plus, j’ai retrouvé des objets que j’avais complètement oubliés, comme par exemple ce livre de poche dont je vous parlerai à une autre occasion.

    Not only do I have a nice, tidy desk again, where everything is in its place, but in addition, I found objects that I had completely forgotten, such as this pocket book that I will tell you about at another occasion.

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    What does “tout est à sa place” mean in French?

    “Tout est à sa place” is a French phrase that translates to “everything is in its place” in English. It means that everything is organized and in its proper place, and nothing is out of order or misplaced. This phrase is often used to indicate that everything is under control and in order.

    Examples:

    “Il a rangé son bureau, tout est à sa place maintenant” (He tidied up his desk, everything is in its place now)

    “La cuisine est propre, tout est à sa place” (The kitchen is clean, everything is in its place)

    “Elle a tout rangé avant de partir, tout est à sa place” (She tidied up everything before leaving, everything is in its place)

    In general, the phrase “tout est à sa place” is used to indicate that everything is organized, in order and nothing is out of place. It is often used to express that everything is under control, and everything is where it should be.

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    beau

    rangé

    mais en plus

    complètement

    oubliés

    livre de poche

    dont

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