Please- why is 'voulu' changed in gender and number using 'avoir' ? I thought that only happened with 'être'.

Jack

Kwiziq community member

6 October 2018

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Please- why is 'voulu' changed in gender and number using 'avoir' ? I thought that only happened with 'être'.

This relates to:
Position of object pronouns with verbs in compound tenses -

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

7 October 2018

7/10/18

Hi Jack,

Could you post the whole sentence please?

Chris

Kwiziq community member

7 October 2018

7/10/18

If you look at the sentence in question (and, yes, it would be helpful to know what exactly you are referring to) you'll probably notice that there is a direct object coming somewhere before the participle. Something along these lones:

Les fleures sont très belles. Tu les as vues ?

If the direct object (les) precedes the participle, the participle matches the direct object in number and gender. 

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