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Kwiziq community member
3 September 2018
Sometimes the "t" of "est" is pronounced and sometimes it isn't. Can we choose whether to liaise or not when using this phrase?
This question relates to:French lesson "Ça m'est égal = I don't mind/care (idiomatic expressions)"
Kwiziq language super star
7 September 2018
That's an interesting question Katie,
In the conjugated examples of the lesson , the only one where there's no liaison between the 't' and the 'est' is the 'tu' form and I can't justify why.
You just wouldn't say "Ça t'est_égal"
There are some liaisons that are compulsory,
on_a , vous_avez, un_ examen
and some forbidden like after 'et'
or to sound a 'h aspiré':
des héros, des haricots, en haut.
Maybe a lesson on this would be useful...
Hope this helps!
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