Ça y est = That's it/It's done (French Idiomatic Expressions)

In French, you will hear the expression "ça y est" quite often.

How to use 'ça y est' in French

Look at these sentences:

Ça y est, elle a enfin réussi ses exams !That's it, she finally passed her exams!

Tu as fini ton repas ? - Oui, ça y est !Have you finished your meal? - Yes, it's done!

Ça a pris du temps, mais ça y est, j'ai mes billets pour Mamma Mia !It took time, but that's it, I've got my tickets for Mamma Mia!

 

In French, the expression "ça y est" (literally 'that is there') is used to emphasise a sense of relief after an action's been completed : that's it, it's done, finally!

 

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Ça y est, elle a enfin réussi ses exams !That's it, she finally passed her exams!
Tu as fini ton repas ? - Oui, ça y est !Have you finished your meal? - Yes, it's done!
Ça a pris du temps, mais ça y est, j'ai mes billets pour Mamma Mia !It took time, but that's it, I've got my tickets for Mamma Mia!
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