connaitre la chanson – French expression


connaitre la chanson – to know the routine – Mot du Jour

connaitre la chanson – to know the song. In everyday French, connaitre la chanson means ‘to know what’s coming next’, ‘to know what’s going to happen’, or ‘to know the routine’.

  • « Je connais la chanson : on va laisser Bébé pleurnicher, elle va crier puis pleurer et enfin, on pourra la mettre à la sieste. »
    • “I know the routine: we’ll let Baby whine, she’ll scream and then she’ll cry and finally, we’ll be able to bring her down to her nap.”
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