Agreement of 'relaxed'

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Agreement of 'relaxed'

In the last sentence, "Exactement Yvan ! Prenez votre temps et restez détendus !", the adjective détendus is plural; the previous comment was directed at Yvan.  I would expect the singular détendu if the comment is directed at Yvan.  Another interpretation is that the comment is directed at both Yvan and his friend or perhaps others in the group.   It is a bit ambiguous.   Do you agree?

Asked 1 month ago
TedB1Kwiziq community memberCorrect answer

Good point! From the instructors point of view, if one student has concerns, the other may, too. So go for the plural.

Agreement of 'relaxed'

In the last sentence, "Exactement Yvan ! Prenez votre temps et restez détendus !", the adjective détendus is plural; the previous comment was directed at Yvan.  I would expect the singular détendu if the comment is directed at Yvan.  Another interpretation is that the comment is directed at both Yvan and his friend or perhaps others in the group.   It is a bit ambiguous.   Do you agree?

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