On est sortis à la Saint-Valentin.

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 4 months ago
CécileKwiziq language super starCorrect 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"

Sign in to submit your answer

Don't have an account yet? Join today

Find your French level for FREE

Test your French to the CEFR standard

Find your French level >>
Ask a question
Let me take a look at that...