Is this similar to change of meaning with vouloir in imparfait and passé composé ?

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Is this similar to change of meaning with vouloir in imparfait and passé composé ?

It strikes me that the follow through implied in passé composé for devoir (had to, and did it) is similar to vouloir (wanted to, and did or tried to do it).   Does that sound right?

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Is this similar to change of meaning with vouloir in imparfait and passé composé ?

It strikes me that the follow through implied in passé composé for devoir (had to, and did it) is similar to vouloir (wanted to, and did or tried to do it).   Does that sound right?

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