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"Tusingalikuwa na nguo nzuri tusingalikuja"

Translation:If we had not had nice clothes, we would not have come

November 29, 2017



"Good" should be accepted together with "nice" (shouldn't it? Reported)


If we did not have = Tusingekuwa na
If we had not had = Tusingalikuwa na


I agree. 'if we did not have' is the negative conditional PRESENT, and is thus an incorrect translation, IMHO. The negative conditional PAST TENSE would be 'if we had not had . . . ', or 'if we'd not had . . .'

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