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Could you tell me why ''occupé'' and ''reposé'' are not infinitives in these 2 examples. j'ai été très occupé and je me suis enfin reposé

Colin G.A2Kwiziq community member

Could you tell me why ''occupé'' and ''reposé'' are not infinitives in these 2 examples. j'ai été très occupé and je me suis enfin reposé

Asked 3 weeks ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Colin,

You would only use the infinitive as a second verb in the same clause but here we only have one verb in each - 

être occupé to be busy

and 

se reposer to rest 

which are conjugated.

J'ai été très occupé = I have been/was very busy 

Je me suis enfin reposé =  I finally rested

So occupé and reposé are past participles.

Let me know if I need to explain further.

 

 

Could you tell me why ''occupé'' and ''reposé'' are not infinitives in these 2 examples. j'ai été très occupé and je me suis enfin reposé

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