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24 April 2018
Hi. The perfect tense rather than the past tense?
Hi.' Mademoiselle Rose, vous êtes devenue une charmante jeune fille' translates as: M. Rose, you became a charming young lady. Wouldn't the perfect tense: you have become ' be better here if this is a direct comment to Miss Rose?
This question relates to:French lesson "Agreeing past participle with subject's gender and number with (+ être) verbs in Le Passé Composé"
25 April 2018
As you know, the French sentence is in the perfect tense (vous êtes devenue). And I agree with you that for the English translation the perfect tense (you have become) would be more natural.
-- Chris (not a native speaker).
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