How to conjugate with 'on'?

[deactivated user]

    Most sites do not mention this noun at all.

    Does it just follow 'nous' conjugation pattern?

    July 26, 2017

    7 Comments


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/territrades

    Although on can refer to we, they or somebody in general (you) it is always conjugated in the third person singular, i.e. the il/elle-forms.

    On boit du café après le repas.

    On joue avec le feu, on se brûle.

    July 26, 2017

    [deactivated user]

      So, is it correct to say: "On est déjà en aout"?

      (in next week i mean)

      July 26, 2017

      [deactivated user]

        It's a perfectly correct sentence. Everytime there is "nous sommes" you can replace it with "on est".

        July 26, 2017

        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/territrades

        No, I think for expressing times you use other (fixed) phrases:

        Nous sommes en aout

        Il fait beau (It is nice weather)

        July 26, 2017

        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Arcaeca

        Not the nous conjugation patterns - the il/elle patterns.

        July 26, 2017

        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/demilade1410

        On est, on va I am pretty sure it's the same as il and Elle

        July 26, 2017
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