Nos or Notre with On

DonnaB2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Nos or Notre with On

So which one is it? The examples say to use nos or notre with on. I did exactly that in the test and got it wrong. It would be useful to know when to use one and when the other one with on.

Asked 3 weeks ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Donna,

"Notre" will be used when it refers to a singular word:

On mange notre dessert We are eating our dessert

dessert is masculine singular

On mange notre glace = We are eating our ice-cream

glace is feminine singular

"Nos" will be used when it refers to a plural word:

On range nos affaires = We're tidying up our stuff

affaires is feminine plural

On range nos vêtements We're putting our clothes away

vêtements masculine plural

-> Here, "on" means "we".

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Without the specific question from the test it's hard to give advice.

Nos or Notre with On

So which one is it? The examples say to use nos or notre with on. I did exactly that in the test and got it wrong. It would be useful to know when to use one and when the other one with on.

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