What does voulez

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Unused French Expression

MeaningDo you want to sleep with me tonight?

Usage notes: Many Americans have this idea that the French expression voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir ? is a great pick-up line. Others don’t know what it means, yet think it’s a cool thing khổng lồ say khổng lồ prove that they know a bit of French. They’re all wrong, for two reasons.

1. Inversion and vous are both very formal, which doesn’t make sense in the context of trying khổng lồ piông xã someone up*—unless you’re talking lớn more than one person.