"Avoir la dalle" - Definition, French pronunciation

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"Avoir la dalle" - Definition, French pronunciation

📖 Definition of "Have a slab"

To be "hungry" simply means to be hungry, to want to eat something. You can say that you are "really hungry" to emphasize the effect and say that you are really very hungry.


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This little girl is really hungry
He eats so fast, he must have been really hungry

🗣 Pronunciation in French


🥳 Use in a close, familiar environment

"I haven't eaten anything since yesterday, I'm really hungry"

"I just did two hours of sports, I'm so hungry"

"Don't you want to go eat now? I'm starving."

👩🏼‍💻 Use in a professional, formal environment

The expression "having the munchies" should be reserved for a friendly and familiar environment. It is not really used at work, except with colleagues whom you know well, with whom you are close.


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