"They had tried to eat."

Translation:Eles tinham tentado comer.

January 11, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/samd123
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Why not "haviam" instead of "tinham"?

January 11, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/erudis
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Both are correct. "Haviam" is usually more formal and can sound strange depending on the sentence though.

January 12, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/GiltroyMeren

Is tratado really incorrect?

March 14, 2017

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Yes, it does not work here.

March 14, 2017
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