Expression: Je n'en reviens pas
Pronunciation: [zheu na(n) reu vyeh(n) pa]
Meaning: I can't believe it, I can't get over it
Literal translation: I'm not coming back from it
Notes: The French expression je n'en reviens pas is an exclamation of surprise or disbelief, where en is standing it for whatever it is that you find so surprising:
Denis a beaucoup maigri, je n'en reviens pas !
Denis has lost a lot of weight, I can't get over it!
Je n'en reviens pas can also be followed by que and the subjunctive to introduce something that surprises you:
Je n'en reviens pas qu'elle lise si vite.
I'm amazed at / I can't get over the fact that she reads so quickly.
Lessons: Subjunctive | Adverbial pronoun en
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