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"He could have done better."

Translation:Lui aveva potuto fare di meglio.

June 7, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gufo87

Shouldn't it bee: lui avrebbe potuto fare di meglio?


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

I think that's "he would have been able to do better". Presumably you know something that kept him from doing his best.


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

Would "lui poteva avere fatto di meglio" work as well?


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

Well, I think that assumes that we don't yet know how well he really did. (We're waiting for the news.)

M: We should get the results soon. The race was over an hour ago. G: Don't get your hopes up; anything better than last place will be a victory for this guy. M: Hey! He could have done better than that.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tani17
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where di pote come from? It's given as an alternative.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RichardSch25

Poteva andare meglio

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