Why does the statement: "Ce qu'ils se sont déclaré était tellement émouvant" not agree? There is no direct object after

AnnC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Why does the statement: "Ce qu'ils se sont déclaré était tellement émouvant" not agree? There is no direct object after

Asked 11 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Ce qu'ils se sont declaré était émouvant. -- What they declared each other was moving.

The direct object of the sentence is ce que, and the participle déclaré is matched to it (masculine singular).

AnnC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Thanks.

Why does the statement: "Ce qu'ils se sont déclaré était tellement émouvant" not agree? There is no direct object after

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