do collective nouns take plural possessive pronouns

HelenA1Kwiziq community member

do collective nouns take plural possessive pronouns

Asked 6 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Helen,

Normally a collective noun is treated as singular in grammatical terms so you will say -

La police arrive avec ses renforts .

L'équipe a partagé son expérience avec nous.

La famille a dû attendre trois heures avant d'embarquer.

Hope this helps!

 

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