Aller à

RodC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Aller à

Confused re "These hats suit us" I put: Ces chapeaux... vont à nous" thinking that it had to contain the "aller à" form, and also that it'd be weird to end in the verb. But correct answer was "Ces chapeaux nous vont". Can you explain this one for me? Tx!
Asked 2 years ago
RonC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
Actually, I would have used the verb convenir; however, "suits us" with either verb is an indirect object pronoun, I believe. The pronoun would come before the verb.
GruffKwiziq team member
Hi Rod,

Ron is correct, in simple sentences with cojugated verbs the pronouns moves between the subject and the verb:
Position of object pronouns with verbs in simple tenses">Position of object pronouns with verbs in simple tenses">Position of object pronouns with verbs in simple tenses">Position of object pronouns with verbs in simple tenses

Aside: "aller à" is an informal way to express "to suit":
Aller à = to suit someone (expressions with aller)">Aller à = to suit someone (expressions with aller)">Aller à = to suit someone (expressions with aller)">Aller à = to suit someone (expressions with aller)

Hope that helps!
RodC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Got it. Many thanks. This pronoun positioning will sink in after another 1000 quizzes. :)
RonC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
Merci, Gruff.

Aller à

Confused re "These hats suit us" I put: Ces chapeaux... vont à nous" thinking that it had to contain the "aller à" form, and also that it'd be weird to end in the verb. But correct answer was "Ces chapeaux nous vont". Can you explain this one for me? Tx!

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