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Hungry & Thirsty

avoir faim / avoir soif

To be hungry and thirsty in French are both expressions that use the verb avoir, to have:

J’ai faim. I’m hungry.
Est-ce que tu as faim? Are you hungry?
Oui, j’ai faim. Yes, I’m hungry.
J’ai très faim. I’m very hungry.
J’ai soif. I’m thirsty.
Est-ce que tu as soif? Are you thirsty?
Oui, j’ai soif. Yes. I’m thirsty.
Non, je n’ai pas soif. No. I am not thirsty.
J’ai très soif. I’m very thirsty.

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