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Quebec French: What Is Said In This Video? (sounds something like ça n'est tarcé)

Andras Chonn Andras Chonn (1) on 20/11/14

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRNDTOPMVM4

It's at 1:15... I can't decipher it.

He also says it in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjgThiPyeVk at 0:08. (and while, we're at it, in 1:16, he says something like "ça, c'est des prigés"... what does he say exactly?)

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He says "c'en est assez" (which literary means ​"it's too much!" ; in this context: "we're sick of this!") Which video are you refering to for the "ça c'est des prigés" ?

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Andras Chonn Andras Chonn (1) on 04/01/15

Ah, thanks! =) I've never see "c'en" before and that liaison between "est" and "assez" must have thrown me off, but I've learned something here. The second quote is in the second video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjgThiPyeVk It starts at 1:12, and he says: "Au Québec, en hiver il fait moins cinquante tout le temps il y a des grosses montagnes de neige partout. Non, non, ça ... ça, c'est des ["prigés"]" (And it cuts right to a scene with a "grosse montagne de neige" behind him)

Anna Anh Nguyen Anna Anh Nguyen (0) on 05/01/15

I can totally understand why you didn't catch it! Liaisons are a pain sometimes :/ "c'en" is the contraction between "cela" (subject) and "en" (direct object?) -- since two vowels are next two each other, you have to say " c' " and not "cela". (another example : c'est très bon ! it's very good !) (but if you're speaking in a "high" level of language, you can say cela est, like "cela est vrai, vous avez raison" -- that's true, you're right.) And for your other question it's "préjugés", prejudices.

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