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passé surcomposé


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passé surcomposé m (plural passés surcomposés)

  1. (grammar) A past tense using two auxiliary verbs to conjugate.
    "Il a eu fait" is an example of the passé surcomposé.

Usage notesEdit

  • This tense is extremely rare in written and spoken French.