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Nous vs On

WendyA1Kwiziq community member

Nous vs On

I don't understand the difference.  What is wrong with saying Nous and not On? 

Thank you

Asked 4 years ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Nothing's wrong with using nous. Nous is more formal than on. Particularly in spoken, colloquial French you will mostly hear on instead of nous.

Furthermore, on is used for the impersonal "we".

Nous vs On

I don't understand the difference.  What is wrong with saying Nous and not On? 

Thank you

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