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10 phrases I wish I'd known on my first trip to Benin

2) Tu as fait un peu? (Have you done a little?) - The first time someone said this to me I felt kind of irritated, because I had been doing more than a little. It’s another one of those phrases used to acknowledge that someone has just come back from doing something or maybe has been working on stuff earlier in the day. The “un peu” doesn’t mean that they think you’ve not accomplished anything or that you are lazy. (They may very well believe that, but this phrase isn’t used as an insult.)

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