(Tu veux) un petit (café) ? : (Do you want a) quick (coffee)? oral

The word petit (small) is often added before various nouns in French without really changing their meaning. It mainly makes the tone of the sentence friendlier and more informal.

Tu as l'air fatigué, tu veux un petit café ? You seem tired. Fancy a coffee?

  • "Ça te dit un petit apéro ?"
  • "Betty : Et apporte-moi un petit café aussi, s’il te plaît."

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