In French, you use a specific expression to say that you don't mind something: "ça m'est égal".
How to say "I don't mind/care" in French
Look at these sentences:
Ça m'est égal.
Cela m'est égal.
I don't mind/care.
Ça t'est égal.
Cela t'est égal. You don't mind/care.
Ça lui est égal.
Cela lui est égal. He doesn't mind/care.
She doesn't mind/care.
Ça nous est égal.
Cela nous est égal.
We don't mind/care.
Ça vous est égal.
Cela vous est égal.
You don't mind/care.
Ça leur est égal.
Cela leur est égal.
They don't mind.
To express indifference when facing a choice in French (I don't mind/I don't care), you use the expression ça m'est égal.
Literally, you're saying "It is equal to me", hence the use of the indirect object pronoun to refer to the person who doesn't mind.
Ça m'/t'/lui/nous/vous/leur est égal. = I/You/He-She/We/You/They do(es)n't mind/care
Note that ça is the less formal form of cela: both are correct, cela would be used more in writing, and ça in speech.
See also Ça = that/this/it (French Demonstrative Pronouns)
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