"J'étais mariée quand j'avais 20 ans."

Sherry

Kwiziq community member

5 January 2017

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"J'étais mariée quand j'avais 20 ans."

"I was married when I was 20." Does that mean that during my 20s I was married and not that I got married when I was 20? Thanks!

This relates to:
Conjugate être in L'Imparfait (imperfect tense) -

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

6 January 2017

6/01/17

Bonjour Sherry !

It does mean "I was married", but I agree it's a bit of a confusing sentence.
I've decided to add already to make it clearer:
"J'étais déjà mariée quand j'avais 20 ans." (I was already married when I was 20.)

Bonne Année !

Sherry

Kwiziq community member

6 January 2017

6/01/17

Merci, Aurélie!

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