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D'ici in the past?

Danielle A.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

D'ici in the past?

Can you use d'ici in the past? For example, can I say: "La semaine dernière j'ai beaucoup travaillé, a tel point que d'ici vendredi j'étais crevée."?

Asked 2 years ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Danielle,

'D'ici + [point in time]' wouldn't be used in the past.

For your example, you could have the following structure:

La semaine dernière j'ai beaucoup travaillé, à tel point que, arrivé vendredi, j'étais crevée. 

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

Chris W.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Yes, you can use d'ici in the past as well.

D'ici in the past?

Can you use d'ici in the past? For example, can I say: "La semaine dernière j'ai beaucoup travaillé, a tel point que d'ici vendredi j'étais crevée."?

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