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Indefinite pronouns refer to no particular person, idea, situation, or thing.  The indefinite pronouns in the following examples refer to a person.

Il a aperçu quelqu’un dans le couloir.

He noticed someone in the hallway.

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Indefinite pronouns refer to no particular person, idea, situation, or thing.  The indefinite pronouns in the following examples refer to a person.

Quelqu’un a téléphoné pendant ton absence.

Someone called during your absence.

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The indefinite pronouns in the following examples refer to a situation or thing.

Quelque chose de grave est arrivé.

Something serious happened.

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The indefinite pronouns in the following examples refer to a situation or thing.

J’aimerais lui rapporter quelque chose du Tibet.

I would like to bring back something for her from Tibet.

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When quelqu’un and quelque chose are followed by an adjective, de must precede the adjective. The adjective remains in the masculine singular form.

Elle a rencontré quelqu’un de charmant.
She met someone charming.

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When quelqu’un and quelque chose are followed by an adjective, de must precede the adjective. The adjective remains in the masculine singular form.

Quelqu’un de bizarre avait été invité.
Someone strange had been invited.

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When quelqu’un and quelque chose are followed by an adjective, de must precede the adjective. The adjective remains in the masculine singular form.

Il a mangé quelque chose d’épicé.
He ate something spicy.

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When quelqu’un and quelque chose are followed by an adjective, de must precede the adjective. The adjective remains in the masculine singular form.

Ils ont vu quelque chose d’effrayant.
They saw something scary.

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Complete each sentence with the appropriate indefinite pronoun.  

1. Ils ont acheté _____ au marché.

1. Quelque chose

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Complete each sentence with the appropriate indefinite pronoun.  

2. _____ a sonné à la porte à minuit.

2. Quelqu'un

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Complete each sentence with the appropriate indefinite pronoun.  

3. Je connais ..... dans ce bureau.

3. Quelqu'un

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Complete each sentence with the appropriate indefinite pronoun.  

4. Il a ajouté ... doux-amer dans la soupe.

4. Quelque chose de

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Complete each sentence with the appropriate indefinite pronoun.  

5. Fabien a raconté ... amusant.

5. Quelque chose d'

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Complete each sentence with the appropriate indefinite pronoun.  

6. Je n’ai jamais rencontré ... si drôle.

6. Quelqu'un de

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Complete each sentence with the appropriate indefinite pronoun.  

7. Qui sait si le gouvernement fera ... pour résoudre ce problème!

7. Quelque chose

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Complete each sentence with the appropriate indefinite pronoun.  

8. Il a trouvé ... sérieux pour le remplacer cet été.

8. Quelqu'un de

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Complete each sentence with the appropriate indefinite pronoun.  

9. Il a mangé ... qui n’était pas frais et il est tombé malade.

9. Quelque chose

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Complete each sentence with the appropriate indefinite pronoun.  

10. On cherche toujours ... responsable pour assurer la surveillance des locaux.

10. Quelqu'un de

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Translate the following sentences into French. For questions, invert the subject and verb.

1. They ordered something good.

1. Ils ont commandé quelque chose de bon.

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Translate the following sentences into French. For questions, invert the subject and verb.

2. She selected something expensive.

2. Elle a choisi quelque chose de cher.

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Translate the following sentences into French. For questions, invert the subject and verb.

3. We invited someone very important.

3. Nous avons invité quelqu'un de très important.

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Translate the following sentences into French. For questions, invert the subject and verb.

4. Someone nice welcomed us.

4. Quelqu'un de gentille nous a accueillis.

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Translate the following sentences into French. For questions, invert the subject and verb.

5. Something unusual happened that evening.

5. Quelque chose d'inhabituel s'est passé ce soir-la.

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Translate the following sentences into French. For questions, invert the subject and verb.

6. Will you (tu) contact someone famous in Paris?

6. Contacteras-tu quelqu'un de célèbre à Paris?

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Translate the following sentences into French. For questions, invert the subject and verb.

7. He wants to eat something sweet.

7. Il veut manger quelque chose de sucré.

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Translate the following sentences into French. For questions, invert the subject and verb.

8. Did you (vous) find something cheap in the store?

8. Avez-vous trouvé quelque chose de bon marché dans le magasin?

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Translate the following sentences into French. For questions, invert the subject and verb.

9. Something wonderful will happen to you (tu).

9. Quelque chose de merveilleux t'arrivera.

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Translate the following sentences into French. For questions, invert the subject and verb.

10. He is reading something difficult.

10. Il lit quelque chose de difficile

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