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"Il y a une araignée !"

Translation:There is a spider!

April 11, 2018

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

Why is it "There is a spider" and not "It is a spider"


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

You are pointing it, not describing. You are emphasizing the place where it exists.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/annierose5000

If you are pointing it out, why not "voila??


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

"Voila" would be like pulling it out of a coat pocket and showing it I think


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

is "Il y a" always pronounced Il-e-a ? or ever differently?


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

As far as I know it's always the same.


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

"Il y a un araignée!"

Sounds like a magic spell. Sounds cool


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

indeed there was and it jumped on me :-(

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