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I am quite confused on when to use allé(e) or allés instead of allé. Could someone please help me out? Sorry for taking your time.
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You add s if there are multiple people doing the verb, e.g with ils. And e if it is females, e.g Elle or Elles

It is just a matter of making the verb agree with the subject/s
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You add s if there are multiple people doing the verb, e.g with ils. And e if it is females, e.g Elle or Elles

It is just a matter of making the verb agree with the subject/s
That makes sense. So, for example, would nous sommes restés be correct?
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You use allés if there is more than one person who went somewhere. So therefore you'd use it when saying "we went somewhere (providing there is at least one male within this group)" or "they (Ils) went somewhere".

You would add an extra e on to make allées if there is a group of girls, so "nous sommes allées" would denote that there is a big group of girls which you are part of, or "elles sont allées" a big group of girls you aren't part of.

"allé" is singular, so when talking about yourself if you are male or someone else who is a male. "allée" is when talking about a female, or if you are a female. Therefore you can conjugate using allé or allée as the past participle using "je suis" or "il/elle est".
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You add s if there are multiple people doing the verb, e.g with ils. And e if it is females, e.g Elle or Elles

It is just a matter of making the verb agree with the subject/s
wuuhhhh??


allés is not plural for "they go/they're going." That's "vont." lol

Isn't allés "they went?"

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Obviously, it's the past participle of the verb aller (to go)

Aller is an "être verb" meaning it takes être as its auxiliary in the perfect tense (and others; but let's not go there just yet).

The past participles of être verbs act almost like adjectives in that they must agree with the subject of the sentence.

So allé is for a masculine singular subject
Allée feminine singular
Allés masucline plural
Allées feminine plural

Hope that helped.

Remember this only applies to être verbs (DR and MRS VAN DE TRAMP plus reflexives) and the mast majority of verbs (avoir verbs) don't do this in the perfect tense.
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Because 'aller' uses the etre you have either add an 'e', 'es' or 's ' depending on whether the subject is feminine, feminine plural or just plural.
This is the same for other etre verbs.

You can remember it like this: JE SUIS EXTRA 'E' (just a funny rhyme which I think actually helps )

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guide...tfr/revision/3

The BBC website does a good job at explaining it further!
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You use allés if there is more than one person who went somewhere. So therefore you'd use it when saying "we went somewhere (providing there is at least one male within this group)" or "they (Ils) went somewhere".

You would add an extra e on to make allées if there is a group of girls, so "nous sommes allées" would denote that there is a big group of girls which you are part of, or "elles sont allées" a big group of girls you aren't part of.

"allé" is singular, so when talking about yourself if you are male or someone else who is a male. "allée" is when talking about a female, or if you are a female. Therefore you can conjugate using allé or allée as the past participle using "je suis" or "il/elle est".
(Original post by 0to100)
wuuhhhh??


allés is not plural for "they go/they're going." That's "vont." lol

Isn't allés "they went?"

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Obviously, it's the past participle of the verb aller (to go)

Aller is an "être verb" meaning it takes être as its auxiliary in the perfect tense (and others; but let's not go there just yet).

The past participles of être verbs act almost like adjectives in that they must agree with the subject of the sentence.

So allé is for a masculine singular subject
Allée feminine singular
Allés masucline plural
Allées feminine plural

Hope that helped.

Remember this only applies to être verbs (DR and MRS VAN DE TRAMP plus reflexives) and the mast majority of verbs (avoir verbs) don't do this in the perfect tense.
Thanks for all of your time. I understand it now. Thanks
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0to100

Dw you are correct :thumbsup:
They could have explained it better imo
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0to100

Dw you are correct :thumbsup:
They could have explained it better imo
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I mean...:pierre:
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wuuhhhh??


allés is not plural for "they go/they're going." That's "vont." lol

Isn't allés "they went?"

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I was not talking about meaning or usage, just about the agreement. It is the past participle of ''aller''.
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I was not talking about meaning or usage, just about the agreement. It is the past participle of ''aller''.
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And I know it's past tense, plural.
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That makes sense. So, for example, would nous sommes restés be correct?
That is correct, unless the ''nous'' purely referred to a group of females, including yourself.
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That is correct, unless the ''nous'' purely referred to a group of females, including yourself.
I am a boy but thanks anyway.
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