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Kyaw A2Kwiziq community member

Bonjour.

Which conjugated verb will a proper noun take? How about common nouns? Is there any difference in singularity and plurality of the verbs as in English?
Asked 2 years ago
RonC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
Bonjour Kyaw, a proper noun, i.e. a person's name, will use the third person singular. Let's look at some examples: J'ai un chien. I have a dog. So if we want to state that Jean has a dog, then the phrase becomes «Jean a un chien» Nous avons deux chats. We have two cats. In speaking about my family, to use a common noun, Ma famille a deux chats or Nous avons deux chats. or how about «the house has a roof» la maison a un toit. Elle a une souris. She has a mouse. In these examples, except for nous, they all use the third person singular. With nous it takes the first person plural, nous avons. I hope this helps, Bonne chance, Ron
Kyaw A2Kwiziq community member
Merci prof. It helps. So if the subject is plural proper nouns such as John et Alice or plural common nouns such as La maisons, which verbs can we use to be compatable with.
Kyaw A2Kwiziq community member
Do they use third person plural?

Bonjour.

Which conjugated verb will a proper noun take? How about common nouns? Is there any difference in singularity and plurality of the verbs as in English?

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