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"Вони готували."

Translation:They were cooking.

September 18, 2015



Could it also be translated "they were preparing"?


It depends.
they were preparing for smth - вони готувалися до [...]
they were preparing smth - вони готували [...]

[deactivated user]

    what is wrong here with "has cooked"?


    First, they requires have, second, have cooked would be приготували (perfective aspect), not готували (imperfective aspect)

    [deactivated user]

      oh, sorry, my fault, thanks

      [deactivated user]

        I put they cooked and it was accepted. It sounds a little weird in English, but it's used.

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