https://www.duolingo.com/christian

"Andavo a casa."

February 21, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/christian

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

February 21, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/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".

February 21, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/christian

Thanks. They do accept the preterite elsewhere, though.

February 21, 2013
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