Discover the French phrase "Qui est-ce"

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Example in a story with translation

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Une livraison spéciale
A special delivery
Pierre et Brigitte étaient au téléphone lorsque quelqu’un frappa à la porte de Pierre…
Pierre and Brigitte were on the phone when someone knocked at the door of Pierre…
Il demanda à Brigitte d’attendre et alla voir qui c’était.
He asked Brigitte to wait and went to see who it was.
Quand il revint, il avait l’air confus…
When he came back, he looked confused…
Brigitte:   Qui est-ce ?
Who is it?
Brigitte connaissait la réponse, mais elle voulait entendre Pierre le dire…
Brigitte knew the answer, but she wanted to hear Pierre saying it…
Pierre:   Un livreur. Il est parti.
A delivery man. He left.
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