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In the example: "Basile adore se coucher tard." Why isn't it 'tarde'?

JohnA2Kwiziq community member

In the example: "Basile adore se coucher tard." Why isn't it 'tarde'?

Isn't the object Basile feminine?
Asked 3 years ago
AurélieKwiziq team member
Bonjour John ! First, Basile is a masculine name :) But more to the point, "tard" is not an adjective here, but an adverb (late), therefore it never changes nor agrees : Il se couche tard. Elle se couche tard. Ils se couchent tard. Elles se couchent tard. I hope that's helpful! À bientôt !
JohnA2Kwiziq community member
Thank you for your quick response!

In the example: "Basile adore se coucher tard." Why isn't it 'tarde'?

Isn't the object Basile feminine?

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