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"Het huisdier is eergisteren verdwenen."

Translation:The pet disappeared the day before yesterday.

10 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/JanHornstr
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Okay. But "has disappeared"was also marked wrong! Why?

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Simius
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You can never use the present perfect ("has disappeared") in English, when referring to a specific time ("the day before yesterday").

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Eric881015

Why wouldn't this use "had disappeared"? I see this inconsistency of translation in a few of these past tense excercises. It seems arbitrary to me.

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AmineHadji1
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Why would it be had disappeared (Past Perfect)? The Dutch version of had disappeared is was verdwenen.

10 months ago