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"This is a girl."

Translation:C'est une fille.

January 24, 2013

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

Is there any major difference between "This is a girl" and "She is a girl"? In English, we almost never say "This is a [boy/girl]" so could it be that English translation is a little off?


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

There is not so much difference between the two, but you are most likely to hear "C'est une fille" than "Elle est une fille".


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

In fact Elle est une XXX is not French, you have to say C'est une XXX.

See:
- http://www.academie-francaise.fr/il-est-cest-un-0
- http://french.about.com/library/weekly/aa032500.htm

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