"Il est important que l'on agisse de façon responsable" -- Why l'on?

JohnC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

"Il est important que l'on agisse de façon responsable" -- Why l'on?

Is the l' before on something Kwizig students have studied up to or including B2? If yes please cite the lesson.

If not yet studied, please provide a grammar explanation. Thank you.

Asked 5 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi John, 

It is also because if you said ‘...qu’on agisse...’ it sounds like a rude word in French so to avoid this an -l is added.

Hope this helps!

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

The "l" in l'on is purely phonetical.

"Il est important que l'on agisse de façon responsable" -- Why l'on?

Is the l' before on something Kwizig students have studied up to or including B2? If yes please cite the lesson.

If not yet studied, please provide a grammar explanation. Thank you.

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