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"Andavo a casa."

February 21, 2013

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

Why can't this be "I went home"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/f.formica
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Depending on the context, it could; I think if duolingo isn't accepting it is because it wants to stress the difference between the imperfect tense "andavo" and the past tense "andai". The imperfect is mostly used for actions that lasted in time, so "was going" is closer than "went".


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

Thanks. They do accept the preterite elsewhere, though.

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