Conjugating avoir in the imperfect
What you need to know about the verb ‘avoir’
1. Avoir can be used as an auxiliary (for example: J’ai regardé un film — I watched a film) or as a full verb (for example: J’ai deux chats — I have 2 cats).
2. It is highly irregular
3. The imperfect of avoir is used as an auxiliary when conjugating in the pluperfect (plus que parfait) tense. For example: I had already eaten = J’avais déjà mangé.
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