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I wrote serons because "on" referred to

LouiseC1Kwiziq community member

I wrote serons because "on" referred to

Asked 2 years ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hi Louise,

I am guessing at what your question might be because your post didn't show one....

On sera à la fête ce soir. -- We will be at the party tonight.
Nous serons à la fête ce soir. -- We will be at the party tonight.

Both sentences mean the same thing. The first version, with "on" is a bit more colloquial than the one using "nous", though. Note that the verb has to fit the subject in person and number. Since "on" is third person singular, that's what you need for the verb: sera. When using "nous" as the verb, you need first person plural, hence "serons".

-- Chris (not a native speaker).

AurélieKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Louise !

To complete Chris's answer, here's the link to our lesson on "on" : 

https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/on-can-mean-we-one-and-people

Bonne journée !

NicoleA1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

When using serons you use the subject pronoun Nous for plural 

But if you use the subject pronoun on you use sera

I wrote serons because "on" referred to

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