Why does the statement: "Ce qu'ils se sont déclaré était tellement émouvant" not agree? There is no direct object after

Ann

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8 December 2018

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Why does the statement: "Ce qu'ils se sont déclaré était tellement émouvant" not agree? There is no direct object after

This question relates to:
French dictation exercise "Les noces d'or de mes grands-parents (B2)"

Chris

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9 December 2018

9/12/18

Ce qu'ils se sont declaré était émouvant. -- What they declared each other was moving.

The direct object of the sentence is ce que, and the participle déclaré is matched to it (masculine singular).

Ann

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9 December 2018

9/12/18

Thanks.

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