C'est x Elle est

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Márcio

Kwiziq community member

21 February 2019

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C'est x Elle est

In the sentence "She's a French actress", supposing I'm pointing out to a picture of the actress in my hand or the actress is standing herself by my side, presenting her to others, in these cases, can I say "Elle est une actrice française" ? Or even though it remains "C'est une actrice française" ?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Standalone adjectives after c'est are always masculine"

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

22 February 2019

22/02/19

Hi Marcio,

You can say;-

Elle est actrice” 

Or 

Elle est française” 

But 

“C’est une actrice française” is the only correct sentence...

You cannot say ‘Il est un...’

Elle est une ...’ in French 

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