Can’t we say” il m’a fait peur quand j’étais petit?”

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Thekla

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6 March 2018

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Can’t we say” il m’a fait peur quand j’étais petit?”

This relates to:
Faire peur (à) = To scare someone -

Chris

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7 March 2018

7/03/18

Hi Thekla,


yes, you could say that. It would mean that there was one occasion when you were small that he scared you. If you wanted to express that he did it habitually when you were small you would use the imperfect in both clauses:


Il me faisait peur quand j'étais petit.


-- Chris (not a native speaker).

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