9 May 2000 Indefinite Pronouns, in L'Huillier, Advanced French Grammar

presentation of L'Huillier's work, by Corry Shores

[Subsection headings are my own]

Monique L'Huillier

Advanced French Grammar

1. Framework

1.1 Parts of Speech

1.1.7 Pronouns Indefinite Pronouns

There are quite a variety of indefinite pronouns. We address them in more detail in chapter 36.

(i) Imprecision

Indefinite pronouns may express the imprecision of something.


Vous avez entendu quelque chose?

(ii) Quantity

Indefinite pronouns may also express quantities of things.


Tous sont arrivés à l’heure.

Everybody arrived on time.

L'Huillier, Monique. Advanced French Grammar. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
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