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être marron – French expression

être marron - French expression

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What does the French expression « être marron » mean? How is it used in a sentence? Listen to Anne Audio.

être marron - to be chestnut/brown. être marron means 'to be the fool'. 'to be fooled'.

  • « On nous avait dit qu'on aurait une tablette gratuite si on appelait ce numéro. On a été marron, car non seulement on a payé pour un appel surtaxé, mais en plus, on n'a pas eu la tablette. »
    • "They said we would win a free tablet if we called this number. We were fooled because, not only did we pay for a toll call, but in addition, we didn't get the tablet."

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