Depuis qu' il est petit, il adore les sucettes. (Since he was small, he's loved lollipops.)

MintooC1Kwiziq community member

Depuis qu' il est petit, il adore les sucettes. (Since he was small, he's loved lollipops.)

This was the question in the mini kwiz. isn't the translation ( since he is small, he loves lollipop) 
Asked 1 year ago
JimC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

No! I don't think so.

Depuis que as I understand it makes reference to a time earlier which is continuing now.

I understand that "depuis" is used with the present tense.

It would be nice to have an expert comment though.

Hope that helps.

Alan

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Not an expert, but depuis can be used with other tenses as well:

Elle ne m'a pas téléphoné depuis quelques jours. -- She hasn't called me since several days. 

There's even a lesson on kwiziq: Using Le Passé Composé or Le Présent in negative sentences with ''depuis''

Depuis qu' il est petit, il adore les sucettes. (Since he was small, he's loved lollipops.)

This was the question in the mini kwiz. isn't the translation ( since he is small, he loves lollipop) 

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