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revenons à nos moutons

The French expression “” translates literally to “let’s return to our sheep”.

English meaning:

  • let’s get back to the topic at hand
  • let’s get back to business

French meaning:

  • revenons à notre sujet – let’s get back to our subject

Example sentence:

  • On n’arrête pas de changer le subjet. Revenons à nos moutons. We keep changing the subject. Let’s get back to the topic at hand.

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David Issokson is a lifelong language enthusiast. His head is swimming with words and sounds as he speaks over six languages. Of all the languages he speaks, he's the most passionate about French! David has helped hundreds of students to improve their French in his private online lessons. When procrastinating working on FrenchLearner, David enjoys his time skiing and hiking in Teton Valley, Idaho.

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