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étais vs as été

White L.A2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

étais vs as été

Can someone explain why Passé Composé is used in the sentence  "Tu as toujours été jalouse" rather than Imparfait.  Merci beaucoup!

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi White, 

Take a look at Maarten's answer to a very similar case question -

https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/questions/view/passe-compose-instead-of-imparfait

Hope it helps!

étais vs as été

Can someone explain why Passé Composé is used in the sentence  "Tu as toujours été jalouse" rather than Imparfait.  Merci beaucoup!

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