Since both parts of the sentence refer to a feeling/opinion, shouldn't both parts be conjugated using the imperfect past tense?
"Je ne voulais pas choisir pour elle, mais j'ai été soulagé"
Thanks in advance,
Freeform Writing Exercise A2
Here "j'ai été soulagé" is interrupting the main action of "not wanting to choose" (in L'Imparfait), hence the use of Le Passé Composé (passive voice): "Here Le Passé Composé is used to express a sudden action that interrupts or "cuts" an ongoing action, a habit or repeated action in L'Imparfait."
Using the compound tense (Le Passé Composé) on its own or with the imperfect tense (L'Imparfait)
I hope this is helpful.
Bonne journée !
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