The passé composé is used for actions completed in the past.
The passé composé may be translated into English in three different ways depending on the context.
Ziggy a mangé toute la viande.
1) Ziggy ate all the meat!
2) Ziggy has eaten all the meat!
3) Ziggy did eat all the meat!
Formation: pronoun + verb avoir + past participle
Nous avons mangé.