Past participle agreement with avoir

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Past participle agreement with avoir

In the example, for actions already done, using the infinitive Passé:  "C'était très difficile, merci de m'avoir aidée."  It appears the usage demands an agreement (if the speaker in the case was female.)  Would it always be the case that agreement should be made?  

  

Asked 5 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Robert,

Yes, it would, following the same rules of agreement of the past participle with avoir -

e.g.

Merci de nous avoir aidés/ées 

if the object precedes avoir

but,

Merci d'avoir aidé mes parents le weekend dernier

if it comes after avoir.

Hope this helps!

Past participle agreement with avoir

In the example, for actions already done, using the infinitive Passé:  "C'était très difficile, merci de m'avoir aidée."  It appears the usage demands an agreement (if the speaker in the case was female.)  Would it always be the case that agreement should be made?  

  

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