Me suis-je coupé... Isn't couper a verb that takes avoir? Me ai-je coupé... What is the exception here?

KevinC1Kwiziq community member

Me suis-je coupé... Isn't couper a verb that takes avoir? Me ai-je coupé... What is the exception here?

Asked 10 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Kevin,

'Couper quelque chose' will indeed take 'avoir'  as in,

J'ai déja coupé la baguette= I have cut the bread already 

but this is 'se couper' ( to cut one/yourself) which as all reflexive verb  takes 'être'.

So -

Me suis-je coupé/e ? is correct....

Hope this helps!

Me suis-je coupé... Isn't couper a verb that takes avoir? Me ai-je coupé... What is the exception here?

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