"ca craint" (sorry, I don't seem to be able to activate the accent function ...)

WalterC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

"ca craint" (sorry, I don't seem to be able to activate the accent function ...)

I know I am a little old-fashioned about this, but even though "it sucks!" is used more and more frequently these days in colloquial American speech, I think it is still a fairly vulgar expression.  Does "ca craint" have the same level of vulgarity as "ca suce" in French?  I'm just curious.

Walter B.

Asked 11 months ago
CécileKwiziq team member

Hi Walter,

I don't think there's any vulgarity attached to, 'ça craint' in French it is just slang .

I have heard it used by young people to mean a fashion faux-pas like a comment adressed to the wrong people wearing leggings ...

The other expression I have never heard personally but I am old-fashioned too!!

WalterC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Many thanks, Cecile.

Best regards from one old-fashioned person to another, ;-)

Walter B.

"ca craint" (sorry, I don't seem to be able to activate the accent function ...)

I know I am a little old-fashioned about this, but even though "it sucks!" is used more and more frequently these days in colloquial American speech, I think it is still a fairly vulgar expression.  Does "ca craint" have the same level of vulgarity as "ca suce" in French?  I'm just curious.

Walter B.

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