In French, L'Imparfait is used to describe past past habits or repeated actions.
Learn how to use L'Imparfait in French for habits or repeated actions in the past
Look at these uses of L'Imparfait:
Je lisais tous les jours.I used to read every day.
Tu étudiais chaque jour.You used to study each day.
Il jouait au football quand il était petit.He played football when he was small.
Tous les étés, nous allions dans le sud de la France.Every summer, we would go to the South of France.
Ma mère me berçait dans ses bras jusqu'à ce que je m'endorme.My mother used to rock me in her arms until I fell asleep.
Note that one of the uses of L'Imparfait is to express actions that repeated in the past, or past habits (e.g. I would go every summer, I used to play, ...).
Note that in English you can use used to or would, but you can also use the Simple Past (i.e. I played) to express habits and repeated actions.
Other uses for L'Imparfait:
Expressing continuing action with the imperfect tense in French (L'Imparfait)
Describing and expressing opinions with the imperfect tense in French (L'Imparfait)
See also how to combine L'Imparfait and Le Passé Composé: Using the compound tense (Le Passé Composé) on its own or with the imperfect tense (L'Imparfait)
And to see how to conjugate in L'Imparfait: Conjugate regular verbs in the imperfect tense in French (L'Imparfait) and Conjugate être in the imperfect tense in French (L'Imparfait)
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