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Conjugate reflexive verbs in L'Imparfait (imperfect tense in French)

Learn how to conjugate reflexive verbs in L'Imparfait in French

Look at these examples:

Je me levais à 6 heures tous les matins.I got up at 6 every morning.

Tu te lavais?Were you having a wash?

Elle s'amusait avec lui.She used to have fun with him.

Nous nous habillions à 6 heures et demie.We got dressed at half past 6.

Ils se couchaient avant 10 heures.They used to go to bed before 10.

Vous vous réveilliez à 5 heures?Did you use to wake up at 5?

To form L'Imparfait with reflexive verbs, it is exactly as in Le Présent Indicatif but with the verb endings of L'Imparfait : (-ais/-ais/-ait/-ions/-iez/-aient)

Note: For verbs beginning with a vowel (amuser) or a silent 'h' (habiller)me/te/sebecome m'/t'/s'

 

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Vous vous réveilliez à 5 heures?Did you use to wake up at 5?
Ils se couchaient avant 10 heures.They used to go to bed before 10.
Elle s'amusait avec lui.She used to have fun with him.
Nous nous habillions à 6 heures et demie.We got dressed at half past 6.
Tu te lavais?Were you having a wash?
Je me levais à 6 heures tous les matins.I got up at 6 every morning.
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