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If there is a verb after you use the imperfect tense is it in the infinitive?
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Not sure what you mean?

So - I was reading ( Imparfait/Imperfect) je lisais

I was going to read j'allais lire ( imparfait/ imperfect) of aller to go, followed by infinitive of manger to eat.

It's not the tense that makes it followed by the infinitive but the meaning - to read.

You can have an infinitive after any tense.
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I salute you for even doing a French A-Level, Bon Chance
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Unless you are talking about the plus-que-parfait (pluperfect) tense, which is where the auxiliary (avoir/etre) is in the imperfect tense. In this case it is followed by the perfect tense of the verb. This has the same meaning as 'I had (done something)'.
J'avais lu = I had read
J'étais allé = I had gone
etc
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(Original post by Puresha)
If there is a verb after you use the imperfect tense is it in the infinitive?
I've moved this to the study help forum languages forum for you
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I salute you for even doing a French A-Level, Bon Chance
bonne chance* 'chance' is a feminine noun, so the adjective (bon/bonne/bons/bonnes) has to agree :kungfu:

If you make a more specific post, we can help you more. However, I will say that if a verb is followed by another verb, the second one will only ever be a past participle or an infinitive.
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I salute you for even doing a French A-Level, Bon Chance
Ahaha merci beaucoup xx
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I've moved this to the study help forum languages forum for you
aw thank you x
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thanks everyone, i figured it out xx
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(Original post by Puresha)
If there is a verb after you use the imperfect tense is it in the infinitive?
this is what my teacher calls 'the second verb rule'

any verb used after one has been previously is an infinitive
e.g j'aime etudier- i love studying etudier is in the infinitive form because it is preceded by aime, any verb used after this is as normal then after that is an infinitive
but a helper verb cant be classed as a first verb so is not followed by an infinitive e.g j'ai decide

the decide (e -accent) is not an infinitive because the avoir (ai) is a helper verb but any verb after this IS
j'ai decide d'avoir - i decided to have
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