c’est le cadet de mes soucis

C’est le cadet de mes soucis is a fun little French idiom that translates literally to “It’s the youngest child of my worries”. The word souci translates to worry. English translations include:

  • That’s the least of my worries.
  • That’s the least of my issues.

French-to-French meanings including the following:

  • Cela ne m’importe pas That’s not important to me
  • Cela ne m’intéresse pas du tout I’m not interested in the slightest
  • Cela m’est égal Fine with me

Here’s an example sentence:

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  • J’ai beaucoup de choses a faire cette semaine, mais reparer le climatiseur, c’est le cadet de mes soucis. I have a lot to do this week. But repairing the air conditioner, that’s the least of my worries.

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