I was asked in a C1 test to complete the sentence, " Après....., ils se sont perdus". After leaving, they got lost.
I wrote, "Après avoir quitté, ils se sont perdus". It was marked incorrect. Why?
You can't use quitter on its own, it requires an object.
See Expressing "to leave" with partir/laisser/quitter/sortir in French
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