Ça coûte combien?

MeghnaC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Ça coûte combien?

Have often heard that phrase. Is it wrong considering that question word is at the end? Colloquial perhaps?
Asked 2 years ago
AurélieKwiziq team member
Bonjour Meghna, This is the same case as in your previous question. This form is not the inverted form, which here would be: "Combien cela coûte-t-il ?" Note that "ça" turns back to its more elegant form "cela" as this question form is itself more sophisticated. See also: Forming inverted questions in Le Présent with il, elle, on Bonnes fêtes !
MeghnaC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Thank you. I think I get this now, the clarification on the part of inversion really helped. More tests on the subject and my scores will confirm. Bonnes fêtes !

Ça coûte combien?

Have often heard that phrase. Is it wrong considering that question word is at the end? Colloquial perhaps?

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