"This task took three hours."

Translation:Questo compito ha richiesto tre ore.

July 1, 2013

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In a lesson with my teacher about a journey, I said "ci vuole due ore" He told me that if the hours were plural it would be ci volgiono, only ci voglio if i was one hour. This one takes 3 hours but is singular. Have I got it wrong somewhere


Is there some reason that "ci vuole" cannot become "ci voleva" in the past?


The exact translation is: "ci sono volute tre ore per questo compito".

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