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"They were never doing it."

Translation:Nigdy tego nie robiły.

April 11, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/alik1989

Polish imperfective verbs are often translated into the progressive/continuous aspect in English, nontheless, those two concepts are not the same. While 'nigdy tego nie robili' is a natural sentence to say, 'they were never doing it' sounds a bit awkward, to be honest. I would suggest 'They have never done it before', which imho would be an accurate and natural interpretation of this Polish phrase.


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

Yeah, I guess you're right. There were two starred answers, so now only "They have never done it" will stay as starred.


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

I'm pretty sure that this sentance could be translated as "One tego nigdy nie robiły". Please, add this answer as possible.

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