"The pupils had gone to school."

Translation:Elevene hadde gått til skolen.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/NatLove3

wait.. last time it was på skolen and now it's til skolen... i need an explanation for this... pretty please?

3 years ago

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If I substitute elevene (the pupils) with something more general it's easier to construct some examples.

Damene hadde gått til skolen - The ladies had gone to (get to the) school. They might not be pupils, but they are going over to the school attend something there. And 2: The ladies had walked to school. As opposed to taking the bus or drive...

Damene hadde gått på skolen - The ladies had attended school. They used to be pupils.

3 years ago
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