Imparfait et passé composé

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Imparfait et passé composé

Why is je découpais dans les magazines in the imperfect?  For me it seems like an action and should be in passé composé.

Asked 10 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

The narrator describes what she used to do when she was 7 years old. That's a classic for use of the imparfait.

Imparfait et passé composé

Why is je découpais dans les magazines in the imperfect?  For me it seems like an action and should be in passé composé.

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