Lock in our old prices!
Your last chance to upgrade at these rates »

C'est petit dans mon garage

Carol W.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

C'est petit dans mon garage

Why does this translate to my garagec is small wouldn't that be mon garage est petit?

Asked 3 years ago
Maarten K.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Just an example of free translation - the literal translation wouldn’t be wrong in English, but wouldn’t sound quite right either. “It is small in my garage” would leave us wondering exactly what was small in the garage, whereas 'c’est' in French indicates a general rather specific statement. 

C'est petit dans mon garage

Why does this translate to my garagec is small wouldn't that be mon garage est petit?

Sign in to submit your answer

Don't have an account yet? Join today

Ask a question

Find your French level for FREE

Test your French to the CEFR standard

Find your French level
Getting that for you now...