"qui nous permettent entre autres de dater précisément des pigments."
Could you please explain why 'nous permettent' is used in the above sentence and not 'nous permettons'
Dictation exercise C1
In this sentence, the subject of ‘permettent’ is 'qui' (= referring to ‘outils sophistiqués’) and therefore ‘permettre’ is conjugated in the third person of the plural form.
‘nous’ is an indirect object pronoun of the verb ‘permettre’ (= permettre à qqun de faire). See link: direct-indirect-object-pronouns
I hope this is helpful.
The subject of the clause isn't nous (that's the COI), it is qui. And whatever qui relates to in the main clause (which you didn't show) must be 3rd person plural.
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