ça vs cela

TomC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

ça vs cela

Instead of 'si ça avait été mes œufs' could you say 'si cela avait été mes œufs' - or would that be too formal ?

Asked 3 years ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Yes, cela is more formal than ça. Whether it is too formal depends on context and setting. Generally, cela is also used in everyday speech, it isn‘t that formal. 

ça vs cela

Instead of 'si ça avait été mes œufs' could you say 'si cela avait été mes œufs' - or would that be too formal ?

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