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"They had tried to eat."

Translation:Eles tinham tentado comer.

January 11, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/samd123

Why not "haviam" instead of "tinham"?


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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/qwerty13345

Is tratado really incorrect?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Paulenrique

Yes, it does not work here.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ShirleyMoo9

Why is it not tentaram please, I am really struggling with this lesson?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Paulenrique

tentaram = tried

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