Greetings! Could someone please tell me why «On ne peut pas stationner ici» cannot be translated to “one cannot park here?” ...thank you!

Stella

Kwiziq community member

25 March 2019

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Greetings! Could someone please tell me why «On ne peut pas stationner ici» cannot be translated to “one cannot park here?” ...thank you!

We know that “on” has been explained to mean “one” (in general terms) just like in English, in which case in the sentence above it would mean “no one is allowed to park here, generally”. So I am confused by the fact that, the answer to the multiple choice questions did not include the above option as a valid answer :(

This question relates to:
French lesson "On = we, one, people"

Chris

Kwiziq community member

27 March 2019

27/03/19

I guess that the options to the multiple choice question don't necessarily have to contain all possibly correct answers. You're just supposed to choose from among those given. But I can't tell for sure because I don't know the exact question and set of answers.

Stella

Kwiziq community member

31 March 2019

31/03/19

Thanks Chris for taking the time to respond. My apologies for not including the set of answer choices that came with the question. I will post them when I find them :). Great day to you!

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