"He could not do more."

Translation:El nu a putut face mai mult.

March 28, 2017

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"Nu a putut să face mai mult" doesn't work?

March 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Lurch_M

No, but "(El) nu a putut să facă mai mult" should work.

March 28, 2017

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Ah, of course, the subjunctive. Thanks!

March 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/cheerfulcharlie

Why can't I use the imperfect here? "El nu putea face mai mult." It appears to be used in other DL translations to express "could." Maybe, someone "could" enlighten me?

August 10, 2018
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