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B2 Simple Past, avoir

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B2 Simple Past, avoir

Les amants eurent le temps de se cacher avant qu'il n'arrive.'


Why the n in n'arrive? Does this not now translate as 'before it happened'?

Asked 2 weeks ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi John, 

Take a look at the following lesson 

Avant que + ne explétif + subjunctive (Le Subjonctif) = Before I do in French

which will answer both of your questions.

Bonne Continuation !

B2 Simple Past, avoir

Les amants eurent le temps de se cacher avant qu'il n'arrive.'


Why the n in n'arrive? Does this not now translate as 'before it happened'?

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