On a apporté chacun ________ provisions.

DiegoC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

On a apporté chacun ________ provisions.

The suggested answer is "nos", and my answer "ses" was marked wrong. I understand the underlying rule. However, in this case it feels really odd to say "chacun nos provisions"... Is this really natural in French? Is "chacun ses provisions" really wrong in this particular phrase?

Asked 8 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Diego, 

The difference in meaning is between -

On apporte chacun ses provisions = Each brings his own provisions

On apporte chacun nos provisions We all bring our own provisions

Hope this helps!

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

On a apporté chacun ses provisions. -- We each brought his provisions. His, as in someone else's.

On a apporté chacun ________ provisions.

The suggested answer is "nos", and my answer "ses" was marked wrong. I understand the underlying rule. However, in this case it feels really odd to say "chacun nos provisions"... Is this really natural in French? Is "chacun ses provisions" really wrong in this particular phrase?

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