Correct Verb Conjugation?

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Correct Verb Conjugation?

In this sentence, "période pendant laquelle apparaissaient les fortes chaleurs," is "apparaissaient" the correct tense? 

Shouldn't it agree with the noun "période?" 

Hence "période pendant laquelle apparaissait les fortes chaleurs?" 

Asked 6 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Drew, 

In that sentence ‘la période pendant laquelle’ is an adverbial phrase of time , the subject is - les fortes chaleurs and the verb apparaître has to agree with the subject , hence -

Apparaissaient 

Hope this helps!

Correct Verb Conjugation?

In this sentence, "période pendant laquelle apparaissaient les fortes chaleurs," is "apparaissaient" the correct tense? 

Shouldn't it agree with the noun "période?" 

Hence "période pendant laquelle apparaissait les fortes chaleurs?" 

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