Independent pronouns are used as follows

Independent pronouns are used as follows - Sylvie et toi...

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Independent pronouns are used as follows: To stress the subject:  Moi, je suis vraiment indépendant . (Me, I'm really independent.)  When the pronoun has no verb:  Qui veut partir?  (Who wants to leave?)  Moi . (Me.)  After prepositions to refer to a person or persons:  Allons chez elle (Let's go to her house.) After  c'est C'est moi qui pars . (I'm leaving.)  After the following verbs:  avoir affaire à  (to have dealings with)  être à  (to belong to)  faire attention à  (to pay attention to)  penser à  (to think about [of)])  se fier à  (to trust)  s'intéresser à  (to be interested in)  Ceci est à moi . (This belongs to me.)  In compound subjects:  Lui et moi allons au restaurant . (He and I are going to the restaurant.) 
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Unformatted text preview: Sylvie et toi dnez chez Marie . (Sylvia and you are dining at Marie's.) If moi is one of the stress pronouns in a compound subject, the subject pronoun nous is used in summary (someone + me = we) and the conjugated verb must agree with nous . If toi is one of the stress pronouns in a compound subject, the subject prounoun vous is used in summary (someone + you [singular] = you [plural]) and the conjugated verb must agree with the vous . Neither nous nor vous has to appear in the sentence. With - mme(s) to reinforce the subject: Je suis all au concert moi-mme . (I went to the concert by myself.)...
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