It's always "que," and not "qui" when referring to a person or persons?

Susan C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

It's always "que," and not "qui" when referring to a person or persons?

Asked 3 years ago
LauraKwiziq team member

Bonjour Susan,

No. You need the relative pronoun que when it's serving as the direct object, but qui when it's serving as the subject. All of the examples in this lesson happen to need the direct object.

See these lessons for more info:

Que = Whom, which, that (relative pronouns)%20">Relative pronoun que

Qui = Who, which, that (relative pronouns)">Relative pronoun qui

Susan C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Merci, Laura!

It's always "que," and not "qui" when referring to a person or persons?

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