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

"She is a big woman."

February 1, 2013

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

Why not elle est...


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

Is this an appropriate way to call a lady fat


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

I think this is wrong. Should 'c'est une femme grande' not be 'That's a big woman?'


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

I'm confused...c'est un chat" translates to "this is a cat" but c'est une femme grande translates to "SHE IS a big woman?"


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

Yes I'm confused.... can somebody please explain? This is against everything I was taught in the beginning. When would anybody use C'est as 'She is'?? She is not 'it'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/abhibuddy31

Les deux sont possible, "c'est" et "elle est", selon la situation


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/McK_12

So if you want to say " she is a woman" then " elles est une femme" should be used, but if she is a big, beautiful, short woman then "elles" turns into "c'est". Is that right?

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