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Kwiziq community member
24 December 2016
Gender of "on"
In the Kaysersberg listening exercise, part of the transcript reads:
FEMME: C'est comme quand on était petit
Given that it is a woman speaking, shouldn't it be "petite" or does 'on' somehow default to masculine even when a woman uses it about herself?
This question relates to:French lesson "On = we, one, people"
26 December 2016
Kwiziq language super star
31 December 2018
'On' cannot replace just one person. If this person was talking she would say:
Quand j'étais petite...
So she is including others in 'Quand on était petits...'
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