Hi, I don't understand how "my neighbor manages to wake me up" can be Passe Simple.

KC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Hi, I don't understand how "my neighbor manages to wake me up" can be Passe Simple.

Asked 2 years ago
GruffKwiziq team member
Hi K, the sentence ""Mon voisin réussit à me réveiller." could be passé simple or le présent. As the lesson explains, the je/tu/il/elle/on passé simple forms are exactly the same as the Présent for regular -IR verbs. The context would normally tell you which tense was being used.
KC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Thanks. I completely. missed that point. I had never noticed it before. It's so important, Is there any way to emphasize it? Maybe give an example?
KC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
I see that it is mentioned in a number of places. Resolved. Thanks.

Hi, I don't understand how "my neighbor manages to wake me up" can be Passe Simple.

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