verb conjugation in this dictée

MarcB2Kwiziq community member

verb conjugation in this dictée

Hello - I cant work out why in the penultimate response the reason why the verbs conjugated like this when the subject pronoun is nous  "qui nous maquillera et nous coiffera pour le soir."

I would have thought it was nous maquillerons et nous coifferons

Can you explain?

Asked 8 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Marc,

The audio says: 

"...On retrouvera ma cousine Valérie qui nous coiffera et nous maquillera pour le soir..."

Nous is a direct object pronoun here, and not the subject pronoun of coiffera or maquillera, it is Valérie which is third person singular...

Hope this helps!

MarcB2Kwiziq community member

Thank you! That’s helpful

verb conjugation in this dictée

Hello - I cant work out why in the penultimate response the reason why the verbs conjugated like this when the subject pronoun is nous  "qui nous maquillera et nous coiffera pour le soir."

I would have thought it was nous maquillerons et nous coifferons

Can you explain?

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