Look at these cases of past participles used with 'on' :
Hier, on est allés à Eurodisney !Yesterday, we went to Eurodisney !
Puis on est descendus du train le plus vite possible.Then we got off the train as fast as possible.
On est toujours pressé d'oublier les moments délicats.We're always in a hurry to forget awkward moments.
Note that when it comes to agree the past participle with 'on', there are two cases:
- If on is used for a specific group of people (i.e. meaning 'we' (nous) where the speaker is personally included in 'we'), then the participle will have a plural ending, and its gender agreement will depend on whether the group contains men or women.
Quand on est revenus, il était parti.When we came back, he was gone.
- If on is used in a general context (e.g. 'one', 'we', 'people', 'mankind', etc. where the speaker is talking generally about everyone), then there will be no agreement.
Dans la dernière décennie, on est revenu à la même idéologie.In the last decade, we came back to the same ideology.
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