Use of "se tenir debut"


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28 February 2019

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Use of "se tenir debut"

Please could someone explain the use of "se tenir debut" to mean "stood" in the first example? 


This question relates to:
French lesson "Describing and expressing opinions in L'Imparfait (imperfect tense)"


Kwiziq language super star

1 March 2019


Hi Elaine,

The verb 'se tenir debout' , is 'to be standing', or 'to stand ( up)' so in the past tense it will be stood or was standing....

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