If 'vous' is formal, masculine and single, then is there no agreement required? Thanks.

Ian

Kwiziq community member

1 December 2015

3 replies

If 'vous' is formal, masculine and single, then is there no agreement required? Thanks.

This relates to:
Conjugate reflexive verbs (+être) in Le Passé Composé (conversational past) -

Laura

Kwiziq language super star

1 December 2015

1/12/15

Bonjour Ian,

That's right. Whatever vous stands for is what determines what agreement is needed.

Vous = Monsieur Martin = no agreement

Vous = Monsieur et Madame Martin = plural agreement

Vous = Christine et Sandrine = plural feminine agreement

Orietta

Kwiziq community member

25 October 2016

25/10/16

Well what about vous vous etes cache?

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

26 January 2017

26/01/17

Bonjour Orietta !

It's the same explanation:

Vous = Monsieur Martin = "vous vous êtes caché"

Vous = Madame Martin = "vous vous êtes cachée"

Vous = Monsieur et Madame Martin = "vous vous êtes cachés"

Vous = Christine et Sandrine = "vous vous êtes cachées"

À bientôt !

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