Are these terms pronouns that can stand alone, or must they be followed by a noun?

Are these terms pronouns that can stand alone, or must they be followed by a noun?

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq language super starCorrect answer

Hi Rachel,

These pronouns do go with nouns,

plusieurs amis, certaines personnes, quelques livres...

Even in the example given by Chris, the 'en' replaces the noun 'amis'.

Hope this helps!

CécileKwiziq language super starCorrect answer

Hi Alan,

'Plusieurs' is probably the exception here... but the noun 'people' is implied here. 

Thank you for bringing it to our attention...

Hi Rachel,

i can't think of a good example where they wouldn't be followed by a noun. Maybe something like this?

Combien d'amis avez-vous? -- J'en ai plusieurs. 

What did you have in mind?

-- Chris (not a native speaker).

What about:

Plusieurs croient que ...

Are these terms pronouns that can stand alone, or must they be followed by a noun?

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