In the question "On ________ passé par là?", should there not be an 's', in this particular case, at the end of passé?
Bonjour Eugene !
Thanks for your excellent question which raises the interesting point of agreement with "on" :)
In this specific case, "on" was used as "we", and therefore required a plural agreement "passés" (that we fixed it to) or "passées" would be correct. But it's worth noting that if the sentence had been meant as a passive sentence, i.e. "Someone passed this way.", there would be no agreement.
Here's a link to our related lesson:
Agreeing past participle with 'on' (compound tenses)
Merci encore et bonne journée !
Yes the -s is still there because the question was -
and as the on is translated as 'we', the past participle is a plural.
Take a look at the lesson in Aurélie's answer to Eugene for more details.
Yes, I would also say that it ought to be passé(e)s.
Thanks, Eugene, you are correct and I have flagged it up!
This confused me too! I see you asked the question 3 months ago! I would like to point out that the 's' is still on passé
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