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Difference between “nous autres”, “vous autres”, “eux autres” and “nous”, “vous”, “eux”?

I live in Quebec, and I hear all the time people saying this: “Nous autres” instead of “nous” I guess “Vous autres” instead of “vous” “Eux autres” instead of “eux” I have some questions: Is it ...
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« On » remplace « nous » : quel nom pour ce processus ?

In oral and informal writing style, the indefinite third person singular (“on”) tends to be used instead of the first person plural “nous”. For example: Ensuite, on est allé danser instead of ...