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Kwiziq community member
12 May 2018
Idionatic use of 'would '
Presumably one could translate into English using 'would': Eg 'We would go and see our grandmother on Sunday' carries the same sense of a repeated action that the imperfect does.
This relates to:Avoir l'habitude = To be in the habit of, to tend to -
Hi Hugh, yes, I agree. -- Chris.
Kwiziq language super star
14 May 2018
Yes indeed, the use of 'would' in English for something you habitually used to do is translated in French by the 'imparfait'.
Hope this helps!
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