On est sortis à la Saint-Valentin.

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On est sortis à la Saint-Valentin.

Why does sortis have an "s" - I understand that être verbs will agree with subject but this is "on" - I did not think that this was treated at plural "nous"

Asked 8 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Dragana,

Yes in this case when ‘on’ refers to several people it will agree as if it was ‘nous’.

Strange but true!

On est sortis à la Saint-Valentin.

Why does sortis have an "s" - I understand that être verbs will agree with subject but this is "on" - I did not think that this was treated at plural "nous"

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