Pluperfect, why de in the following sentence

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Pluperfect, why de in the following sentence

In the sentence; J'avais oublié de finir mes devoirs; why the de?

Asked 9 months ago
JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hi John,

The verb format is "oublier de faire (qch)"  --> to forget to do something

So in "J'avais oublié de finir ...."     you will see that the format above is being followed and the "de" is part of the verb format in this case.  "I had forgotten to finish my homework" 

Hope this helps.

Bonne continuation.

Jim

Pluperfect, why de in the following sentence

In the sentence; J'avais oublié de finir mes devoirs; why the de?

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