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tomber à pic

The French expression “tomber à pic” translates directly to “to fall at the top or peak”.

English meaning:

  • to come along at just the right time

French meaning:

  • survenir au bon moment – to occur at the right moment

Sample sentence:

  • Martin, tu tombes à pic ! On vient juste de commencer a manger ! Martin, you arrived at just the right time! We just started eating!

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David Issokson

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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