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Non-specific use of y
In a number of common constructions, y is used without a very specific meaning being attached to it:
Think about it!
- Je n'y suis pour rien
It's nothing to do with me
- J'y suis, j'y reste
Here I am and here I stay
- II y a ...
There is ... there are ...
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