"Nous mettrons la table après avoir préparé le dîner" vs. "Nous mettrons la table après que nous aurons préparé le dîner"

SympatheticC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

"Nous mettrons la table après avoir préparé le dîner" vs. "Nous mettrons la table après que nous aurons préparé le dîner"

I was marked wrong for typing the latter response. Is this because the subject (nous) does not change? Therefore the second part of the sentence must remain in the infinitive?

Asked 6 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Sympathetic, 

This is because this lesson teaches you the expression -

after doing something après avoir fait quelque chose

These kwiz questions are not free speech exercises and only drill this particular expression.

Bonne Continuation !

"Nous mettrons la table après avoir préparé le dîner" vs. "Nous mettrons la table après que nous aurons préparé le dîner"

I was marked wrong for typing the latter response. Is this because the subject (nous) does not change? Therefore the second part of the sentence must remain in the infinitive?

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