In the sentence " J' utilise ces tomates. Ce cont les dernières". Why can't we say "elles sont les dernières" since we talk about specific tomatoes?

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MARIA

Kwiziq community member

25 June 2018

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In the sentence " J' utilise ces tomates. Ce cont les dernières". Why can't we say "elles sont les dernières" since we talk about specific tomatoes?

This relates to:
C'est, ce sont = this is, these are (demonstrative pronouns) -

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

27 June 2018

27/06/18

Hi Maria,


You could say:


"J'utilise ces tomates, elles sont très mûres, ce sont les dernières de la saison."


(I am using these tomatoes, they are very ripe , the last ones of the season.)


You cannot say, elles sont les dernières de la saison.


Hope this helps!

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