Kwiziq community member
27 April 2016
monter with être/avoir
Les explorateurs ont monté la colline / Les explorateurs sont montés sur la colline. Do these mean the same thing?
This question relates to:French lesson "Monter can be used with avoir or être in Le Passé Composé... and changes meaning"
Kwiziq language super star
9 September 2016
Here the nuance is of perspective:
"Ils ont monté la colline" is focusing on the process of going up the hill.
"Ils sont montés sur la colline" is more about the end result of being on top of the hill.
In the end, as Laura said, it's quite similar !
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