How would you write "We used to go to the cafeteria"?

EllenC1Kwiziq community member

How would you write "We used to go to the cafeteria"?

That was the answer I chose and I am curious as to why it is wrong.
Asked 2 years ago
NicholasC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Nous allions à la cafétéria. It's the imparfait when you "used to"do something.
EllenC1Kwiziq community member
OK thanks.
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
"We used to go to the cafeteria." is a general statement about the past and therefore translated using the imparfait: "Nous allions à la cafétéria." However, the exercise seems to be about something else (Le futur proche in the past). If you wanted to say "We were going to go to the cafeteria." you would translate this as "Nous allions aller à la cafétéria." -- Chris.

How would you write "We used to go to the cafeteria"?

That was the answer I chose and I am curious as to why it is wrong.

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