Voulais-je

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Definition

(aussi) voulais-je (vous parler) : (therefore) I wanted (to speak to you)conjugaison

After certain adverbs such as aussi (therefore), peut-être (perhaps) or de même (similarly, equally), we invert the subject and verb. This generally only happens in formal, written French.

Peut-être avons-nous mal compris. Perhaps we have misunderstood.

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