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Au fil des siècles, on est ________ des prédateurs. Why is the answer " resté "

stephen

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12 February 2018

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Au fil des siècles, on est ________ des prédateurs. Why is the answer " resté "

and not " restés ", "On" in this question implies that "we" the humans, which is plural.

This relates to:
Agreeing past participle with 'on' (compound tenses) -

Chris

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12 February 2018

12/02/18

Yes, but unless it is a personal "we" (as in me, my wife and the kids) you don't use the plural. 



On est allés en vacances. -- We went on vacation. 


On est allé à la lune. -- We went to the moin (we=humanity. )



-- Chis (not a native speaker). 

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