how do we change a sentence in past tense to gerondif?

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theresa

Kwiziq community member

1 April 2018

7 replies

how do we change a sentence in past tense to gerondif?

This relates to:
Forming Le Gérondif: en + '-ant' (while/by + -ing) -

Chris

Kwiziq community member

1 April 2018

1/04/18

I am not sure I understand your question. Can you post an example of what you're struggling with?


-- Chris. 

theresa

Kwiziq community member

2 April 2018

2/04/18

Elle est partie,  elle a pris sa voiture. 

Chris

Kwiziq community member

2 April 2018

2/04/18

Elle est partie en prisant sa voiture.


-- Chris (not a native speaker).

Geree

Kwiziq community member

7 April 2018

7/04/18

I think you mean - en prenant - n'est-ce pas?

steven

Kwiziq community member

8 April 2018

8/04/18

Yes Geree I think you're right. The participe present of "prendre" is prenant

Chris

Kwiziq community member

11 April 2018

11/04/18

Oh, yes, of course! Silly me!


-- Chris (not a native speaker).

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

20 April 2018

20/04/18

Elle est partie en prenant sa voiture is indeed correct!

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