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Translation:Ти їла котлету з кетчупом на обід?

November 9, 2015



I said "Ти з'їв котлету з кетчупом на обід". Why is that wrong?


Did in this sentence stands for finished action "з'їв" but not "їв".don't we use past continuous for non finished actions?


The continuous/progressive aspects and perfective/imperfective aspects are not the same thing and need not to be confused. In Ukranian only verbs of motion have continuous/progressive aspect. English has no general imperfective. So you can't just easily map this concepts one to the other

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