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mean "I had to", "I must have"and "I had had to", could you please give several examples to explain this usage. Thx

KyomboC1Kwiziq community member

mean "I had to", "I must have"and "I had had to", could you please give several examples to explain this usage. Thx


Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Kyombo, 

I think you are confusing several tenses of the verb 'devoir'  ( to have to /must) in French.

I had to = j'ai dû

(devoir in the passé composé

I must have done = J'ai dû faire 

Take a look at the following lesson Kwiziq lesson for further explanation -

https://kwiziq.learnfrenchwithalexa.com/revision/grammar/when-to-use-devoir-in-limparfait-or-le-passe-compose

Bonne continuation!

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mean "I had to", "I must have"and "I had had to", could you please give several examples to explain this usage. Thx


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