The first-person plural ending -ons , as well as the nominative first-person plural pronoun nous ("we"), is rarely used in modern spoken French (use of object nous ("us"), however, remains widespread).  The pronoun on , which can also serve as the impersonal pronoun and uses the third-person singular form of the verb, is widely used instead. For example, nous chantons ("we sing" or "we are singing"), is likely to be replaced by on chante in almost all contexts except in very careful language. This almost leads to a loss of a verb form in Modern French. However, the verb ending -ons can still be found in the imperative: Chantons ! ("Let's sing!"), which can also be replaced in some contexts by On chante !