conjugation of apparaître

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conjugation of apparaître

in the sentece  'a variety of TV programs appeared..' one answer conjugates apparaitre with etre:  'À cette époque, une variété de programmes télé sont apparus..' . I would have used 'avoir'. Ami I missing something  or am I just having a bad day?


Asked 2 months ago
TomC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Larousse says 'apparaître' may in principle be conjugated with either 'avoir' or 'être' (depending on whether it references more of an action or more of a state); but that in practice 'être' tends to be used in all cases.

conjugation of apparaître

in the sentece  'a variety of TV programs appeared..' one answer conjugates apparaitre with etre:  'À cette époque, une variété de programmes télé sont apparus..' . I would have used 'avoir'. Ami I missing something  or am I just having a bad day?


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