il y a eu (une femme, trois voitures) : there was (a woman), there were (three cars)
il y a eu (beaucoup de plaintes) : there have been (lots of complaints)
  • "Gérard Therrien : Il y a eu un petit problème."
  • "Ensuite il y a eu un gros ouragan en Floride (Mathilde de son petit nom), qui a, entre autres choses, empêché la livraison d’oranges que j’attendais."
  • "Puis il y a eu cette avalanche."
  • "Elle est grande, très propre et il y a eu très peu de noyades cette année."

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