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“J'ai” or “j'ai eu”—is there a difference in meaning?

Which of these two sentences makes more sense? J'ai mon permis de conduire OR J'ai eu mon permis de conduire?
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When to use imparfait or passé composé for simultaneous actions?

I would like to know whether the following sentences are correct: (in the spirit of “When X was happening, Y happened” or “when X happened, Y was happening”) Les enfants regardaient la télé quand ...
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Pour décrire une journée : le passé composé ou l'imparfait ?

La page 33 dans Advanced French Grammar de V. Mazet prétend ceci : The passé composé is used for naming, as opposed to describing, actions that happened within a defined period of time. The key ...