One must sleep at night

EveA1Kwiziq community member

One must sleep at night

Why would you say "Il faut dormir la nuit." instead of "On faut dormir la nuit" for "One must sleep at night"
This question relates to:French lesson "On = we, one, people"
Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Eve,

The verb 'falloir' only has one form - an impersonal il ---- Il faut

It is similar in meaning to the impersonal 'on doit ..."

If you also look at my answer to a similar question: 

https://french.kwiziq.com/questions/view/il-faut-1

Hope this helps!

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

You can say either:

On doit dormir la nuit. Or Il faut dormir la nuit.

Il faut already means "one must" or "it is necessary".

One must sleep at night

Why would you say "Il faut dormir la nuit." instead of "On faut dormir la nuit" for "One must sleep at night"

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