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Translation of " It's not here"

HenriTuck

HenriTuck

In lesson 10.3, the second sentence goes, " C'est pa ici, ca." I understand that the "ne" is often dropped, but why use "ca" at the end of the sentence? A suggestion for this lesson would be to have Lauren answer that question in her translation. Merci.
Marie-Claire-Riviere

Marie-Claire-Riviere

Bonjour HenriTuck, Great question! The addition of 'ca' is simply an emphasis on the "it" of "it's not here". Almost as if someone added gesture to the words! I hope this helps and if you have more questions, keep 'em coming! :D Marie Claire
Allan-M

Allan-M

As per my earlier comment on the Feedback page, I note that nowhere does the "ca" on this particular lesson's page have the correct ç form.
Marie-Claire-Riviere

Marie-Claire-Riviere

Salut Allan! It looks like this has been fixed! Merci for pointing that out to us! :) Marie-Claire

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