What is the perfect tense


What is the perfect tense

Asked 3 years ago
LauraKwiziq language super star
Bonjour Lyn, There isn't one perfect tense - "perfect" describes several tenses: present perfect, past perfect, future perfect, etc. Grammatically, it means "complete" in contrast to the imperfect which is incomplete.
The past perfect is sometimes referred to as the perfect tense, I think in contrast to another past tense known as imparfait, imperfect. The past perfect is also known as le passé composé.

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