Re La fleur est jolie. Elle est jolie: could one also say

Susan

Kwiziq community member

10 February 2017

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Re La fleur est jolie. Elle est jolie: could one also say

C'est jolie?

This relates to:
Il, elle, ils, elles = it, he, she, they -

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

10 February 2017

10/02/17

Bonjour Susan ! No, as here it is not a general statement but rather a specific statement on that specific flower, hence "elle". Moreover, "c'est jolie" is incorrect as "c'est" is also followed by the masculine form of the adjective. It would be "c'est joli". See also: https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/my-languages/french/view/3006 I hope that's helpful! À bientôt !

Susan

Kwiziq community member

12 February 2017

12/02/17

Bonjour Aurélie, Merci. Yes, helpful. À bientôt, s.

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