Tense choice

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Tense choice

If opinions are expressed in the imparfait or plusque parfait, why are the two statements representing “I always loved” and “I always found that magical” in the passé composé?

Asked 7 months ago
AteeshB1Kwiziq community member

I have the same question..I used le tense imparfait as was instructed for habits, repeated action and description -all of which apply to this context...Then why is it wrong and why is passé composé used in this context ?? The action/ event was repeated every New Year's Eve and what the author expresses are his habits. 

Please clarify because such contexts always confuse me and I end up choosing the wrong tense.. Its getting very annoying as well as starting to affect my confidence :(

Tense choice

If opinions are expressed in the imparfait or plusque parfait, why are the two statements representing “I always loved” and “I always found that magical” in the passé composé?

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