'j'ai bien sûr nommé...'

LiyunziA2Kwiziq community member

'j'ai bien sûr nommé...'

Q: Why do we use passé composé here? 

Does the sentence 'Je bien sûr nomme...' also work ?

Asked 5 months ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Liyunzi,

That's a very interesting question! In this specific case, Le Passé Composé is the correct tense. The narrator is making an announcement having previously "mentioned" the dish (not with the exact same expression though: "la star des plats"). This is often used by TV / radio hosts. It has a "idiomatic" dimension to it too.

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

No, it wouldn't work here. The narrator has given the name to the dish sometime in the past.

'j'ai bien sûr nommé...'

Q: Why do we use passé composé here? 

Does the sentence 'Je bien sûr nomme...' also work ?

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