Definition of comme ci, comme ça in English:

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comme ci, comme ça

Pronunciation: /kɒm ˌsiː kɒm ˈsɑː/
/kɔm si kɔm sa/

adverb & adjective

Used, especially in answer to a question, to convey that something is neither very good nor very bad: ‘How’s it going?’ ‘Oh, comme ci, comme ça.’
More example sentences
  • How goes the battle, you ask, well comme ci comme ça, sometimes good, sometimes not so good.
  • Overall, it's comme ci, comme ça.
  • Sometimes it's "comme ci, comme ça" and sometimes it's very personal.

Origin

French, literally 'like this, like that'.

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