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C'est v Il est

Stewart H.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

C'est v Il est

I should know this by now but don't. Please explain why c'est is used and not 'Il est' I would have thought (wrongly) that 'il est' is referring to a specific person and therefore be the correct choice? Thank you

Je pense que c'est le meilleur candidat. Je le pense sincèrement.

Asked 3 years ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Stewart,

You could also look at this link: when-to-use-cest-or-il-est-elle-est-to-say-it-is

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée!

Chris W.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

You might want to read this informative page: https://www.lawlessfrench.com/grammar/cest-vs-il-est/

Stewart H.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Brilliant, for some reason I had never taken this part of the lesson 'on board'. It's now perfectly clear. Thanks

C'est v Il est

I should know this by now but don't. Please explain why c'est is used and not 'Il est' I would have thought (wrongly) that 'il est' is referring to a specific person and therefore be the correct choice? Thank you

Je pense que c'est le meilleur candidat. Je le pense sincèrement.

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