era/ estaba

PetraB1Kwiziq community member

era/ estaba

Why is estaba used in the sentence-

Después del baño, estaba muy calmado y feliz. 

Why not era. Is it because describing feeling in the past? 

Asked 1 year ago
JasonC1Kwiziq community member

you are describing a feeling - so you must use estar.  era is the imperfect of ser.

era/ estaba

Why is estaba used in the sentence-

Después del baño, estaba muy calmado y feliz. 

Why not era. Is it because describing feeling in the past? 

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