Qu’est ce qui v. Qu’est-ce que

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Qu’est ce qui v. Qu’est-ce que

I am having great difficulty with this despite various peoples attempt to explain. Could someone give a few more examples in English, just breaking the sentence down and showing how you understand which is the subject and which is the object. Thank you!

Asked 9 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

If you're enquiring about the subject, you use qu'est-ce qui. If you're asking about the object of a sentence, use qu'est-ce que.

Qu'est-ce que tu as fait? -- What did you do? (Subject is tu, object is que)
Qu'est-ce qui se passe? -- What's going on? (Subject is qui)

Qu’est ce qui v. Qu’est-ce que

I am having great difficulty with this despite various peoples attempt to explain. Could someone give a few more examples in English, just breaking the sentence down and showing how you understand which is the subject and which is the object. Thank you!

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