In the micro quiz, the first question is "Ils sont punis pour avoir sali leur chambre." Why is être used with punir? In the second question, it uses avoir (as I expected). Thanks in advance!
Ils sont punis = They are punished
is in the passive voice which always takes être.
Take a look at the following Kwiziq lesson for further information-
Otherwise, the verb punir would take avoir used as in -
J'ai puni les enfants = I have punished the children
I hope this helps!
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