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10 May 2018
Agreement of Participle with Indirect Object
Whoops, my question was posted incomplete.
As I was saying (!), in the examples there is agreement between the indirect object and the participle:
La télé? Oui, Marc l'a regardée
Ces épisodes? Il les avait déjà vus
If this is the case, then shouldn't 'Tu lui as parlé' translate as 'You talked to him', BUT 'Tu lui as parlée translate as 'You talked to her'?
This relates to:Position of object pronouns with verbs in compound tenses -
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Bonjour Hugh !
Actually you never agree the past participle with an indirect object, only a direct object placed before the auxiliary avoir.
Have a look at our related lesson:https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/special-cases-when-the-past-participle-agrees-in-number-and-gender-when-used-with-avoir-in-le-passe-compose-conversational-past
I hope that's helpful!
À bientôt !
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