For this question about recibir in the imperfect, I inserted the "personal a" but it was marked wrong. Ayudame por favor!
In his small apartment he didn't receive guests. --> En su apartamento pequeño no recibía a visitas. (recibía was correct but adding a was marked wrong)
In this context, the use of the "personal a" is not necessary because "visitas" is not a specific person or a pet. This preposition is typically used when referring to specific people or animals with whom there is a personal relationship.
Therefore, the correct sentence is: "En su apartamento pequeño no recibía visitas." The use of "recibía" without the "personal a" is accurate in this case.
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