"Il y a principalement des animaux."

Translation:There are mostly animals.

January 4, 2013

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Yandarn2

If it is "are", then why is it not il y ont?

January 4, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Sjaitkaas

Because the 'a' from 'il y a' belongs to 'il', this means literaly 'he has there', but I think you should learn this combination 'il y a' as a standard combination.

January 7, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Yandarn2

I learned il y a and il y ont in college and thought i'd remembered them properly. i don't remember the construction above. thanks.

January 7, 2013
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