When should we use COD, and when to use ça?

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When should we use COD, and when to use ça?

"Oh! J'ai regardé ça aussi hier."

Or 

"Oh Je l'ai regardé aussi hier"

Asked 1 month ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

It's pretty similar to English: ça=demonstrative pronoun ("that"), le=personal pronoun ("it").

J'ai regardé ça. -- I saw that.
Je l'ai regardé. -- I saw it.

When should we use COD, and when to use ça?

"Oh! J'ai regardé ça aussi hier."

Or 

"Oh Je l'ai regardé aussi hier"

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