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"C'est mon éléphant."

Translation:This is my elephant.

January 22, 2013

24 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TassSinclair

When I move to France I'm going to own so many elephants.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lisadavis2013

why can't you say, He is my elephant


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ludowarman

I was wondering the same thing.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jake.thewoz

You can, but it would be 'il est mon elephant.' (C'est = this is/it is)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RobbyRouge

If you go to the bottom of the "Êtres/Avoir" lesson on desktop, it explains how "ce/c'" is an idiomatic expression, like saying "that/it is..."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/antonio_gm

usefull sentence...thank you owl


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/duo149

Someone owns a zoo.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Oreleicha0

Seems like in every country


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaceybuchorn

I wish I had an elephant.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/danbannana

This is my elephant that only eats apples. Over there are the monkeys who also only eat apples. Oh, and thats my "It" who eats whales.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Wunel

Bonza yarn, fella.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tcgeary

I'm really struggling to parse different words when hearing a new sentence. I spent forever trying to come up with "C'est mon, il est femme" which made no sense. When you're fluent, you're subconsciously anticipating logical conclusions to sentences and filtering things out based on context. Having to consciously do it is a frustrating mess.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LeahPartington7

I agree. English and French are really different!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AspynLaShai

NON!!! C"EST MON ELEPHANT


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/triestenapoli

It's my elephant and I want it now!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SabineDM

It's my elephant!! No one else gets my elephant.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Autumn-e

C'est mon éléphant. N'oubliez pas!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/chilliSK

Damn i wish I will use this sentence one day..


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VestelKatk

Ahhh grrr ssss pluriel! !


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rileymondragon

..and here's my ferris wheel


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MrJoe3012

I write its my elephant and it doesn't accept it...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mood1978

This is the most useful phrase to learn in French. For me, at least. For others, it is probably irrelephant. Yes, I just went there.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BeastOfNoNation

i heard salmonlelefan


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Eli343537

How do I know when to use ma vs mon?

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