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"Vorrei che tu fossi venuto con me la notte scorsa."

Translation:I would like for you to have come with me last night.

June 5, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lolaphilologist

"I would like for you to have come with me last night".... this makes no sense to me- it seems to be asking the person to go back in time and change things- shouldn't it be "I would have liked for you to have come with me last night?" or I would like, oh jeez, I don't know how to make that about last night if you're expressing a current wish. help!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jyack1

ciao lola - impressive numbers! - sono d'accordo - io ho messo " i would have liked you to come with me" i guess it wants "for" in there - either way very awkward sentence - need to get an italian to help on this - vorrei seems wrong


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hammer

I agree that "I would have liked for you to have come with me last night" is more natural in English--that's what I tried. The "correct solution" is working too hard to keep the verb in the main clause in the present in the English translation.

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