June 20, 2024
French expression

French expression of the Day: Avoir le Cafard

Literally: to have the cockroach
Swahili: Kuwa na mende

Meaning: When you have “le cafard”, it means you’re depressed, you are feeling down.

English counterpart: to feel blue, to feel down, to feel depressed

Qu’est-ce qui se passe? T’as l’air triste.

Je sais pas, j’ai le cafard.

What’s going on? You look sad.

I don’t know, I feel depressed.

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