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"J'étais mariée quand j'avais 20 ans."

SherryC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

"J'étais mariée quand j'avais 20 ans."

"I was married when I was 20." Does that mean that during my 20s I was married and not that I got married when I was 20? Thanks!
Asked 4 years ago
AurélieKwiziq team memberCorrect answer
Bonjour Sherry !

It does mean "I was married", but I agree it's a bit of a confusing sentence.
I've decided to add already to make it clearer:
"J'étais déjà mariée quand j'avais 20 ans." (I was already married when I was 20.)

Bonne Année !
SherryC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Merci, Aurélie!

"J'étais mariée quand j'avais 20 ans."

"I was married when I was 20." Does that mean that during my 20s I was married and not that I got married when I was 20? Thanks!

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