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Just wondering why “and they loved each other forever” would not be expressed in the imparfait

Randa R.C1Kwiziq community member

Just wondering why “and they loved each other forever” would not be expressed in the imparfait

Asked 2 years ago
Maarten K.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Toujours - when it means always, from before and still now, “triggers” passé composé. Imparfait would indicate the “loving” was in the past and finished at some time : https://www.lawlessfrench.com/grammar/passe-compose-vs-imparfait/

 

Just wondering why “and they loved each other forever” would not be expressed in the imparfait

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