Are there other verbs who follow this same pattern: ie. they can be conjugated in the past tense using either 'etre' or 'avoir'? The verb that comes to mind is:
Short answer, yes there are ! Can’t get internal link to show properly, but search ‘verbes avec deux auxiliaires’ - there are at least 9 lessons listed.
Further discussion on the external link to Lawless site for verbs with variable auxiliary.
Note that it is not just in passé composé, although by far the most frequent encountered, but in compound tenses generally that these verbs can take either auxiliary, in context.
Merci Maarten !
I will look for that link.
It would be great to add this information to the lesson, too.
I thought that the verb apparaitre could use either etre or avoir for the passe compose, but when I used avoir in the test I was given a 'wrong answer'
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