Why use "c'était" when referring to the TGV?

KenB1Kwiziq community member

Why use "c'était" when referring to the TGV?

It seems it should be "il était" because you are referring specifically to the TGV, and not trains generally.

Asked 8 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Ken,

In, ‘ C’était très rapide’ what is meant is the whole journey rather than the train itself which of course is very fast....

Hope this helps!

Why use "c'était" when referring to the TGV?

It seems it should be "il était" because you are referring specifically to the TGV, and not trains generally.

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