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Ital215_21308 - 3:32:00 PM Past Tense v Imperfetto(Passato...

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13/02/2008 15:32:00 Past Tense v. Imperfetto (Passato) Both tenses in the past. Passato Prossimo: o Ho mangiato o Sono andata al mall.  Use when the action is  COMPLETED  in the past, or it happened  once.  Essere: o Ero o Eri o Era o Eravamo o Erano Avere-> Avevo o Ave vo o Ave vi o Ave va o Ave vamo o Ave vate o Ave vano Credere o Credevo o Credevi o Credeva
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o Credevamo o Credevate o Credevane Use imperfetto for a continuing action in the past. Ex: Quando ero bambina, credevo Babo Natale.  L’anno scores avevo 17 anni.  Uses: Use for age, weather, physical and mental  characteristics, and time in the past.  Something in the past where you’re uncertain when it  began, and uncertain when it finished.  Repeated actions in the past/ habits in the past.  Time: It was 1:  Era l’una o It was 5:  Erano cinque ore.  I was worried 
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