Aucun de ses livres n'est intéressant? why not ne sont intéressant - books/plural

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Dragana

Kwiziq community member

13 May 2018

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Aucun de ses livres n'est intéressant? why not ne sont intéressant - books/plural

Aucun de ses livres n'est intéressant? why not ne sont intéressant - livres/books is plural

This relates to:
Aucun/e … ne = None of them (negation) -

Chris

Kwiziq community member

13 May 2018

13/05/18

Hi Dragana,

Aucun is singular and functions as the subject of the sentence, hence the verb needs to match the singular and therefore it is "est" and not "sont".

-- Chris (not a native speaker).

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

14 May 2018

14/05/18

Hi Dragana,

Indeed as Chris says the verb agrees with 'aucun' and not 'livres' ...

Hope this helps!

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