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Do I use imparfait or plus que parfait for this sentence?

JULIA L.Kwiziq community member

Do I use imparfait or plus que parfait for this sentence?

He had 83 years (he died at 83 years old).

Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Julia, 

We need more context as it depends on the kind of narrative. It is unlikely to be the imparfait as it would convey was dying rather than died.

Jim J.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Hi Julia,

Please could you quote which lesson or Quiz question you need help with?

Jim

Do I use imparfait or plus que parfait for this sentence?

He had 83 years (he died at 83 years old).

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