It would be useful for this lesson to point out that the issue of agreement only arises with être verbs (and the passive voice). No question arises for example with "Hier, on a quitté le travail plus tôt."
Hi Rob and Chris,
Actually this is incorrect, the rules of agreement of the past participle with 'avoir' will apply to 'on' too if the direct object precedes the verb.
Here are some examples:
Les enfants qu'on a quittés... = The children that we left...
La décision qu'on a prise = The decision which was taken/ that we took
Les bêtises qu'on a faites =The mistakes we made
Agreed. Would be good to mention that in the lesson, too.
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