Why do you not add an s to retourné when you say - vous y êtes retourné?

Why do you not add an s to retourné when you say - vous y êtes retourné?

I thought that when you use être the pp always agrees with the subject. 
Asked 9 months ago
ChrisC1Correct answer

Vous y êtes retourné refers to a single person in formal "you". 

Vous y êtes retournés addresses a group of people, hence plural and hence retournés

CécileKwiziq language super star

Hi Catriona,

Without the context it is hard to tell.

Vous can be singular or plural...

Thanks for pointing this out. I have always been adding the s to the pp when using être as the auxiliary verb and the vous form regardless of whether singular or plural. Oops!  

Why do you not add an s to retourné when you say - vous y êtes retourné?

I thought that when you use être the pp always agrees with the subject. 

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