C'est un ange vs. elle est un ange

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C'est un ange vs. elle est un ange

In the last sentence we use c'est to represent the baby girl. Meanwhile, all along we knew we were referring to her as a girl and not expressing a general notion. How come we used "c'est" instead of "elle" in the last sentence? Thank you.

Asked 9 months ago
MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

It is always “c’est” when followed by an article, whether definite or indefinite

Using c'est vs il/elle est to say it is/she is/he is in French

C'est un ange vs. elle est un ange

In the last sentence we use c'est to represent the baby girl. Meanwhile, all along we knew we were referring to her as a girl and not expressing a general notion. How come we used "c'est" instead of "elle" in the last sentence? Thank you.

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