"He is standing on pulpit"

Translation:Amesimama juu ya mimbari

February 27, 2018

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Isn't it he has been standing on a pulpit?


No. kusimama means "to rise, to get up, to stand up" as in "to assume a standing position". It describes the action of getting to ones feet (or finishing moving, beginning to stand).

If you want to talk about someone's resulting state of being on their feet, you then use the perfect.

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