"Вони готували."

Translation:They were cooking.

September 18, 2015

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/KarenEicher

Could it also be translated "they were preparing"?

January 20, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Vinnfred

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

January 23, 2016

[deactivated user]

    what is wrong here with "has cooked"?

    September 18, 2015

    https://www.duolingo.com/andrii_chr

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

    September 18, 2015

    [deactivated user]

      oh, sorry, my fault, thanks

      September 18, 2015

      https://www.duolingo.com/GeorgeBurns0

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

      October 4, 2016
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