question from Week 91 level A2 test

question from Week 91 level A2 test

It notified me that you were my electricity provider. The correct answer was Elle m'informait que vous étiez mon fournisseur d'électricité. Is this in the imperfect tense because it is a continuing action (still my provider) or because it is in the past tense but with no specific time frame? Thank you for your help.
Asked 1 year ago
On further searching, I think this is probably the answer: "Note that L'Imparfait is also the tense to express continuing actions in the past, or actions seen in their progression, with no clear beginning or end." I just didn't search far enough. Sorry.
AurélieKwiziq language super star
Bonjour Terri ! Yes, here the letter "was informing" the speaker, hence the use of L'Imparfait :) Bonne journée !

question from Week 91 level A2 test

It notified me that you were my electricity provider. The correct answer was Elle m'informait que vous étiez mon fournisseur d'électricité. Is this in the imperfect tense because it is a continuing action (still my provider) or because it is in the past tense but with no specific time frame? Thank you for your help.

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