No agreement with être?


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10 April 2017

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No agreement with être?

In one of the quiz questions I see ´Vous êtes entré' . Why does the participle passe not agree with the plural pronouns ´Vous'?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Entrer can be used with avoir or être in Le Passé Composé... and changes meaning"


Kwiziq language super star

10 April 2017


Bonjour Meghna ! Here we use the "politeness" *vous*, which refers to one person, hence the agreement in the singular masculine form. Have a look at our related lesson on agreement with "être", which explains the case of "vous" in detail: Agreeing past participle with subject's gender and number with (+ être) verbs in Le Passé Composé Bonne journée !

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