ont or avons

SamA2Kwiziq community member

ont or avons

Nous étions en vacances lorsqu'ils nous ont cambriolés.

Would it not be " nous avons cambriolés'' here?

Asked 8 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Sam,

If you say -

'Nous avons cambriolé' it is 'nous' , the subject who are the burglars

Literally -  We burgled

Whereas, in

'Ils nous ont cambriolés '= They (ils), the subject burgled us (nous), the object.

Hope this helps!

Alen A0Kwiziq community member

Yes, It would be ont

ont or avons

Nous étions en vacances lorsqu'ils nous ont cambriolés.

Would it not be " nous avons cambriolés'' here?

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