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verb grammar

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verb grammar

Why is it "vous vous êtes forcément posé la question" and not "vous vous êtes forcément posés la question" since the verb is reflexive and in the compound past tense? Is it because the writer intends the "vous" as signaling a singular subject?

Asked 2 years ago
Chris W.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Yes, you're right. Vous can address a single person in the formal sense or a group of people. If used for a single person, the participle is in singular too.

verb grammar

Why is it "vous vous êtes forcément posé la question" and not "vous vous êtes forcément posés la question" since the verb is reflexive and in the compound past tense? Is it because the writer intends the "vous" as signaling a singular subject?

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