Why plural?

JamesC1Kwiziq community member

Why plural?

Why "prêts", and not "prêt"? "On", the subject of the sentence is singular.  Should not the adjective also be singular? 

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi James,

The text says - 

 "... qu'on soit prêts ou pas, notre vie ..."

Since it refers to several people, on counts as a plural and the -s is added.

Take a look at the following Kwiziq lesson to refresh your memory -

https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/on-can-mean-we-one-and-people

Bonne Continuation!

Why plural?

Why "prêts", and not "prêt"? "On", the subject of the sentence is singular.  Should not the adjective also be singular? 

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