16.6.4.6 On = impersonal (unknnown) subject

On does not really have an equivalent in English, or rather said, the equivalent one is not used as often as the French on.

  Example
On doit y aller.
    One has to go.

Sometimes on is also used for the personal pronoun we.

  Example
On y va?
    Do we go? (Let us go.)

On in connection with devoir can also be substituted by il faut.

  Example
On ne devrait pas le croire. One should not believe this.
  Il ne faut pas le croire. One should not believe this.






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