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In any sentence with plural objects, such as:

Les sandwichs...

Would I use the être plural sont, or the object standard third person est.

Les sandwichs sont bon.

or:

Les sandwichs est bon.

Thanks,

Alex

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"Sont".

You never use "est" with plural.

And because "les sandwichs" are the subject, you also need to add an "s" to "bon"

Les sandwichs sont bons.

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Unlike English, French has six different conjugations. It has three for singular subjects, and three for plural subjects. They are pretty straightforward:

  • First person singular ("je"; I)
  • Second person singular ("tu"; singular you)
  • Third person singular ("il", "elle", "on", any singular object; he and she)
  • First person plural ("nous"; we)
  • Second person plural ("vous"; plural you)
  • Third person plural ("ils", "elles", any plural object; they)

So you're right that "est" is third person, but it is third person singular. Because your subject is third person plural, you need to use "sont".

Les sandwichs sont bons.

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