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21:50 Sep 19, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO] Tech/Engineering
Explanation: In France when someone calls the other "ma petite amie" or "mon petit ami". It does not mean that they are small or dear or endearing.
It means simply that they see themselves as a couple, what ever age they are.
The equivalent is therefor "sweatheart" or anything like "honeypie" "darling" etc.
Maya Jurt Switzerland Local time: 12:08 Native speaker of: German, French PRO pts in pair: 412
Explanation: in France or in French, i agree petit ami means boy friend though a girl doesn\'t address her boy friend friend by saying mon petit ami. Without any context, I guess these are two friends who meet. Therefore I suggest: