Apparaître either être or avoir

RebeccaB2Kwiziq community member

Apparaître either être or avoir

This lessons specifically states that: 

To conjugate apparaître in Le Passé Composé (Indicatif), both auxiliaries avoir and être are perfectly valid and interchangeable while the meaning remains the same.  In terms of usage, être is used more often than avoir in colloquial speech.  

I've seen the comments below about one is used more for appearing, but why is mine wrong?

Soudain, j'ai apperu derrière eux

Asked 1 month ago
JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Bonjour Rebecca,

You have written "J'ai apperu .." but should have written "J'ai apparu .."

This is why it is wrong   --  a simple spelling error?

Bonne journée

Jim

RebeccaB2Kwiziq community member

Merci, merci!

Apparaître either être or avoir

This lessons specifically states that: 

To conjugate apparaître in Le Passé Composé (Indicatif), both auxiliaries avoir and être are perfectly valid and interchangeable while the meaning remains the same.  In terms of usage, être is used more often than avoir in colloquial speech.  

I've seen the comments below about one is used more for appearing, but why is mine wrong?

Soudain, j'ai apperu derrière eux

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