Condition not relevant; imperfecto?

JanC1Kwiziq community member

Condition not relevant; imperfecto?

Los cuadros estuvieron en el museo.The paintings were in the museum. (We are describing a situation where the condition is either no longer true or not relevant.)
The problem with saying 'either no longer true or not relevant' here creates a grey area because normally if we understand a condition to not be relevant, we would use the imperfecto, surely? See the first question in the quiz for example.
Asked 11 months ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Jan

Yes, that bit is confusing. It's now saying that that condition is no longer true, the situation is different now.)

I hope this clarifies it.

Gracias y saludos

Condition not relevant; imperfecto?

Los cuadros estuvieron en el museo.The paintings were in the museum. (We are describing a situation where the condition is either no longer true or not relevant.)
The problem with saying 'either no longer true or not relevant' here creates a grey area because normally if we understand a condition to not be relevant, we would use the imperfecto, surely? See the first question in the quiz for example.

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