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Theimparfaitcan be translated severalways into English.
Theimparfaitis used to talk about actionsthat took place repeatedly or habituallyduring an unspecified period of time.
To form theimparfait, drop the-onsendingfrom thenousform of the present tenseand replace it with these endings.
Verbs whose infinitives end in-geradd anebefore all endings of theimparfaitexcept inthenousandvousforms. Verbs whoseinfinitives end in-cerchangectoçbefore allendings except in thenousandvousforms.
Note that thenousandvousforms ofinfinitives ending in-iercontain a doubleiintheimparfait.
Theimparfaitis used for description, oftenwith the verbêtre
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