Does 'il y a' change when used in the passe compose? for example to say 'there were' two people.

PatrickA0Kwiziq community member

Does 'il y a' change when used in the passe compose? for example to say 'there were' two people.

Asked 3 years ago
RossC1Kwiziq community member
Il y avait= there was/there were ....................... ......il y aura = there will be
LauraKwiziq team member
Bonjour Patrick, Yes, "a" is the third person present of avoir, so it changes for other tenses/moods: il y avait, il y a été, il y aura, il y aurait, etc.
PatrickA0Kwiziq community member
Merci Ross et Laura. That was very helpful.

Does 'il y a' change when used in the passe compose? for example to say 'there were' two people.

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