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28 November 2018
Why isn't "on" (essentially meaning "one") not treated as singular even though meaning implies plural
These are good mind searching and expanding exercises! I am impressed by the work that goes into their development. If "on" really means "one" why is it not treated as singular even though meaning implies plural. I know it's not good French but "Qu'es-ce qu'on va faire?" implies plural but is treated as singular ie not "vont faire". (I remember my teacher getting really irritated with me when at the age of 9 I insisted that "on" was another way of saying "nous"! Thank you in advance for your help and for curating such a good set of lessons.
29 November 2018
as with many questions, there is no logic reason. A language is not math. It's just the way it is...
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