Need help with this sentence

In one of the stories, there was this sentence: "Un selfie est une photo que l'on prend de soi-même"

I know what it means, but I don't get the l' part. What does the l' refer to?

April 4, 2018


The l' is added for euphony. It sounds bad to have que and on together, because "on" starts with a vowel right after a vowel. You could also put "qu'on" but "que l'on" is quite common.'

April 4, 2018

Thanks! Just what I needed.

April 4, 2018
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