In the second to last sentence: "ils m'avaient laissé venir avec eux," first, why the imparfait as it was completed in the past?

AnnC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

In the second to last sentence: "ils m'avaient laissé venir avec eux," first, why the imparfait as it was completed in the past?

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ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Avaient laissé is plus-que-parfait, not imparfait.

AnnC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Right. My question was, why not the passé composé as the action was completed in the past?

In the second to last sentence: "ils m'avaient laissé venir avec eux," first, why the imparfait as it was completed in the past?

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