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tomber en carafe – French expression

tomber en carafe - French expression


What does the French expression ‘ tomber en carafe ’ mean? How is it used in a sentence?

tomber en carafe – to fall in a decanter/carafe. tomber en carafe means that your vehicle is having a break down.

  • « Je [ne] pourrai probablement pas venir te voir ce soir. Je suis tombé en carafe dans la matinée. »
  • "I probably won’t be able to come and see you tonight. My car broke down in the morning."

Tenses and modes

présent : Je tombe en carafe.

passé composé : Je suis tombé en carafe.

futur : Je tomberai en carafe.

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