Vous êtes arriv________ en retard.

Vous êtes arriv________ en retard.

How can "vous êtes arriv________ en retard" ever be "Vous êtes arrivé or arrivée en retard". It can surely only be "vous êtes arrivés" or "vous êtes arrivées en retard"??

Asked 9 months ago
ShreyA1Correct answer

Hi Simon,

Here,you can write 'Vous êtes arrivé/arrivée' also.

This is because the pronom "Vous" is used for two cases-

1.To refer to an adult (in a singular way)

2.To refer to a group of people (in a plural way)

So depending on the context ,

You may also use 'Vous' with 'arrivé/arrivée' if the sentence talks about a singular person

Hope this helps

-Varsha 

Thanks Varsha! I should have known that! 

Vous êtes arriv________ en retard.

How can "vous êtes arriv________ en retard" ever be "Vous êtes arrivé or arrivée en retard". It can surely only be "vous êtes arrivés" or "vous êtes arrivées en retard"??

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