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"Eu tinha conhecido o Brasil em 2008."

Translation:I had been to Brazil in 2008.

June 26, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JAmaral84

Does, "I had gone to Brazil in 2008" work?


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

I had been to Brazil in 2008 = eu estive no Brasil em 2008 / Eu tinha estado no Brasil em 2008. I had gone to Brazil in 2008 = eu tinha ido ao Brasil em 2008


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JAmaral84

Ok I understand all that. Why does this say "Eu tinha conhecido o Brasil em 2008." then? Is this more "I had visited Brazil in 2008"?


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

I found that weird too. A literal translation would be "I had known Brazil in 2008", but it sounds like it does not occur anymore. So, how can that happen? "Eu conheci o Brasdil em 2008" sounds more natural. That was the start point. Maybe in some context this sentence could go... But i havent made up my mind yet...

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