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When would I use "on" instead of "nous"?

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I know that "on" is a more general kind of "we," but I was wondering if there were specific situations where use of "on" might be better than "nous."

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psimpson1
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Here is a good explanation of it. Essentially, they are saying that "on" is used more in spoken, and often more informal French, while "nous" is often reserved for more formal situations and written language.

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JackyDW
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Ah, okay. Thank you!

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psimpson1
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No problem!

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