Understand spoken French

"it was" in French



Literal Breakdown


The French translation for “it was” is c’était. The French, c’était, can be broken down into 2 parts:"this; it (before a vowel sound)" (c’) and "was (3rd person singular)" (était).

Examples of "it was" in use

There are 13 examples of the French word for "it was" being used:

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