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Imperfect vs.

GeoffreyB1Kwiziq community member

Imperfect vs.

Since the active voice was imperfect (Marie caressait son chat), why is not the passive voice also imperfect? I had chosen Son chat était caressé par Marie-

Asked 3 years ago
CécileKwiziq team member

Hi Geoffrey, 

Do you still require an answer or this related to the next question you asked? 

PattyC1Kwiziq community member

"Marie was caressing her cat" or "Maria used to caress her cat" - you have changed it correctly to passive imperfect "her cat was caressed by Maria" - "Son chat était caressé par Maria" However  I get mixed up with translating the passé composé the same eg "Le chat a été caressé par Maria" - How would you translate this in English??

Imperfect vs.

Since the active voice was imperfect (Marie caressait son chat), why is not the passive voice also imperfect? I had chosen Son chat était caressé par Marie-

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