What does "dit-on" mean? I always heard "dit-on" when friends are talking, but no one can explain me clearly what does it mean and in what temper and mood do French people use that? Thank you very much!
Aug 11, 2014 9:08 PM
Answers · 9
This essentially means we're being told or one tells us. It is conversational present tense. In English you might say "We love cheese and we're told the best comes from France." Or in French "Nous aimons le fromage et dit-on le meilleure vient de la France."
August 11, 2014
Aye correct comment dit on means "how do you say" or "how do they say" (lit) "how is it said" Pourquoi dit-on..... why do we say
August 11, 2014
I've also heard one of my French friends say 'comment dit-on', I think it translates to 'How do you say?', as a trendy phrase to use. Like: (Comment) dit-on très cool!
August 11, 2014
maybe they say "dis donc!" It litterally means "say, so" but it's just a way to get someone's attention. Like Ex: "Dis, donc ! T'as vu lu le nouveau film au cinéma ?" I found a page explaining this http://french.about.com/od/vocabulary/a/dis-donc.htm
August 12, 2014
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