I thought that the 'imparfait' was used for showing a past habit as well i.e I used to..... as well as; I was .... so 2 correct answers?

Belinda

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3 November 2018

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I thought that the 'imparfait' was used for showing a past habit as well i.e I used to..... as well as; I was .... so 2 correct answers?

This relates to:
J'allais + infinitive = I was going to (Le Futur Proche in the past) -

Belinda

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3 November 2018

3/11/18

Not to worry! I've realised my error as the sentence was: J'allais manquer.... ( I was going to miss.... ) vs Je manquais.... ( which could mean: I was missing.... or I used to miss..... and so the former sentence was correct.

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