Does Viens mean just as well as Come

AlisonA1Kwiziq community member

Does Viens mean just as well as Come

Asked 1 year ago
AlanC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Possibly you are thinking of the "Le Passé Proche" using venir de + infinitive e.g. 

"Je viens de finir mon livre" - "I've just finished my book"

It's explained here:

Venir de + infinitive = To have just done (Le Passé Proche)

CécileKwiziq team member

Hi Alison,

Do you mean:"Viens ici!" ("Come here!")

which is the imperative form of venir?

LishaA1Kwiziq community member
Oui
BrianmacB1Kwiziq community member
'Vient' means 'come'. 'Vient de' means 'have just come'. In the latter case you must follow 'have just come' by the infinitive.

Does Viens mean just as well as Come

Sign in to submit your answer

Don't have an account yet? Join today

Ask a question

Find your French level for FREE

Test your French to the CEFR standard

Find your French level >>
Getting that for you now.