"Tocmai acum mănânc un măr proaspăt."

Translation:Just now I eat a fresh apple.

December 19, 2017



What is the appropriate tense on "mananc"? In English, it would not really make sense to say "Just now I eat".

December 19, 2017


A better translation is "Just now I am eating...". Romanian doesn't have a -ing form so it uses the present tense for both.

December 2, 2018


But in Romanian it does

February 3, 2018


The translation is wrong. In English it needs to be referring to a past action when the sentence starts with just now. A literal translation does not always serve the language.

May 26, 2018


A present progressive form is fine, there's no need to use the past tense.

December 2, 2018


If it is referring to the present, shouldn't it be 'right now'? I agree that the equivalent expression in English with 'just now' would seem to be the present perfect 'just now I have eaten'.

January 31, 2019
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