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Pronunciation: / deʒa /

Translation of déjà in English:


  • 3
    (pour renforcer) See examples: c'est déjà un joli salaire!
    that's a pretty good salary!
    être second, c'est déjà très bien!
    even to come second is pretty good!
    c'est déjà beaucoup d'avoir la santé
    if at least you have your health, that's a good start
    il s'est excusé, c'est déjà quelque chose
    at least he apologized, that's something
  • 4
    (pour protester) See examples: elle est déjà assez riche (comme ça)!
    she's rich enough as it is
    déjà qu'il est assommant, s'il faut en plus l'écouter!
    he's boring enough as it is without having to listen to him as well
    déjà que j'ai la migraine, tu veux que je supporte ce bruit?
    with this migraine, how am I supposed to stand that noise?

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