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AricB2Kwiziq community member

Possible error

Would it be more correct to change this sample sentence:
 "Puede que yo haya sido un poco brusca, pero tenía que decir la verdad."

Vs.

"Puede que yo haya ESTADO un poco brusca....."? \

Thanks for your input. 

Asked 3 months ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Aric

Both with ser and estar are correct. If you use "estar" as you're suggesting, this brings the action closer to the present time, seen as a recent moment and conveying the result of your actions, words, attitude. With ser, this action is seen without that nuance but equally indicating that you've been rude. 

I hope it clarifies it.

Saludos

Possible error

Would it be more correct to change this sample sentence:
 "Puede que yo haya sido un poco brusca, pero tenía que decir la verdad."

Vs.

"Puede que yo haya ESTADO un poco brusca....."? \

Thanks for your input. 

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