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"Mi jam estis leginta la libron hieraŭ."

Translation:I had already read the book yesterday.

July 1, 2015



Why does this translate only to the English past perfect: "I had already read the book yesterday.? Could it also be translated to the past progressive, meaning: "I was already (in the process of) reading the book yesterday."? This is closer to my understanding of the explanation in the Tips &notes.


Never mind, I've answered my own question! It is Mi jam estis leginta (I had already read) rather than Mi jam estis leganta (I was already reading). I guess I should clean my glasses and look at every letter! ;)


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