A more basic question:

A more basic question:

In the example "Ils attendent son arrivée d'une minute à l'autre" would the wording be different if the person awaited is female?
Asked 1 year ago

Hi Robert,

in the example, "ils" refers to an all male or mixed sex group of people. If those waiting were all women, you'd simply say "elles" instead of "ils".

-- Chris (not a native speaker).

No, son arrivée can mean his arrival or her arrival, so there would be no change in wording.

Oh, sorry, you are speaking about the person AWAITING, not the persons WAITING. Alan is correct.

-- Chris.

A more basic question:

In the example "Ils attendent son arrivée d'une minute à l'autre" would the wording be different if the person awaited is female?

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