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19 December 2016
When do you use "Cela est" instead of "C'est"?
This question relates to:French lesson "C'est, ce sont = this is, these are (demonstrative pronouns)"
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20 December 2016
3 June 2019
In other words, one will never ever find herself using the construction "Cela est"?
4 June 2019
Bonjour Emily !
"Cela est" can be used but would sound overly pompous, and nowadays you would only encounter it when people are making fun of a "posh" accent, as no one would use "cela est" in an non-ironic way these days.
Bonne journée !
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