Tu te lavais ?

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Kwiziq community member

21 December 2017

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Tu te lavais ?

Tu te lavais ?.....can this also be read as "you used to wash yourself?"? Thanks in advance for any help.

This question relates to:
French lesson "Conjugate reflexive verbs in L'Imparfait (imperfect tense)"


Kwiziq community member

21 December 2017


Depending on context, yes. It could also mean "you were washing yourself". Using the imparfait in French can be a bit tricky because the temporal structure in the English language is somewhat different. I found the corresponding lessons quite helpful.

-- Chris (not a native speaker).

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