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Daba

Kwiziq community member

18 November 2017

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Not really about the topic

When doing thé quiz. There was a question: 1969, we went to conquer the moon. (I paraphrased à bit) Anyway, partir was ued instead of aller. Is that Just colloquial ? And can aller be used ?

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

Ron

Kwiziq community member

18 November 2017

18/11/17

Bonjour Daba,
This is a very good question. I see no reason that the verb aller cannot be used in the same phrase. The fact that partir is used leads me to believe that it has more to do with agreeing of the past participle in phrases that use «on» as the subject. However, I am uncertain what difference it would make with whichever verb was used. Perhaps someone from the Kwiziq team will be able to provide a more informed answer.
Bonne chance.

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

22 June 2018

22/06/18

Hi Daba,


Could you give me the exact sentence as paraphrasing won't work here... 

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