Gender of "on"


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24 December 2016

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Gender of "on"

In the Kaysersberg listening exercise, part of the transcript reads: FEMME: C'est comme quand on ├ętait petit Given that it is a woman speaking, shouldn't it be "petite" or does 'on' somehow default to masculine even when a woman uses it about herself?

This question relates to:
French lesson "On = we, one, people"


Kwiziq community member

26 December 2016


I think the c'est makes it masculine

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