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correct tense

In the phrase "Elle attire ainsi une société aisée qui construit….." why are attirer and construire conjugated in the present? (The translation confirms that they are, as we would expect, in the past.)

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CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Steven,

This question has been asked previously but if you take a look at Laura's excellent page you will find an explanation -

https://www.lawlessfrench.com/grammar/historical-tenses/

 

correct tense

In the phrase "Elle attire ainsi une société aisée qui construit….." why are attirer and construire conjugated in the present? (The translation confirms that they are, as we would expect, in the past.)

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