"right past tense"

yellamaraju

Kwiziq community member

13 July 2016

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"right past tense"

It was asked in a question to use "faire" in right past tense. When it was left unanswered, it was suggested to use imperfect tense as per 'quick lesson'. Does "right past tense" mean "imperfect tense"? This terminology was not used in the earlier lessons on imperfect tense. Please clarify.

This relates to:
Expressing continuing action in L'Imparfait (imperfect tense) -

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

14 July 2016

14/07/16

Bonjour yellamaraju !

No, the "right tense" here means the right tense in this context, which was to express a continuing action in the past. In this context, the "right past tense" to use in French is always L'Imparfait.

I hope that clarifies it for you,
à bientôt !

yellamaraju

Kwiziq community member

14 July 2016

14/07/16

Bonjour Aurélie
Thanks for the clarification

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