Trinquer

French listening practice with side-by-side translation

  Listening comprehension: See links below for lessons on the phrases in italics and related information.

TrinquerClinking glasses
En France, quand on trinque, on se regarde dans les yeux.

– Santé !

Translation
In France, when you clink glasses, you make eye contact.

– Cheers!

Sinon, ça porte malheur : sept ans de mauvais sexe.
Translation
Otherwise, it’s bad luck: seven years of bad sex.
C’est-à-dire, sept ans de sexe normal pour un couple anglais.
Translation
That is, seven years of normal sex for an English couple.
Video courtesy of Frantastique.Translation by LKL

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