Comme une Française: The Real Meaning of Quand Même for English Speakers

Quand même is a very common expression in spoken French, but it’s very hard to translate. It’s literal English translation doesn’t make much sense, which often makes it difficult for native English speakers to learn. How can you use the expression quand même in spoken French? How can you understand what it means in spoken French conversation — especially whether it’s being used positively or negatively? We’ll explore all of that and more in today’s lesson. Let’s dive in!

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😘 from Grenoble, France. Géraldine