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"What is the volume of this box?"

Translation:Quel est le volume de cette boîte ?

April 2, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jde19

What kind of box is this ?


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

Does it really matter?


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

can't cette be substituted with ça?


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

No, because in French there are 2 classes of demonstratives: adjectives and pronouns.

Adjectives are placed before a noun: cette boîte a un grand volume = this/that box has a large volume

Pronouns are used instead of a noun: ceci, cela/ça a un grand volume = this/that has a large volume

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