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Used to refer to events or actions that occurred at a specific time or a specific number of times in the past

passato prossimo

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Used to describe people, places, and things in the past. Repeated or habitual past actions and actions that occurred an indefinite number of times or for an unspecified period of time.

imperfetto

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Used to describe and action that was going on in the past when another action interrupted it.

passato prossimo used to express action that interrupted it

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dovere, potere, volere usually indicates action someone was supposed to do, was able to do or wanted to do.

when used in the passato prossimo these verbs indicate...

...actions that actually took place.

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sapere and conoscere in imperfetto are t know someting or someone / to be familiar with a place or concept.

when used in the passato prossimo these verbs express...

...to find out and to meet someone, respectively.

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trapassato prossimo is formed with...

...the imperfect of essere or avere + past participle.

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trapassato prossimo is equivalent of...

had + past participle

ex) had seen, had gone

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Transitive Verbs are conjugated with...

...avere

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Intransitive Verbs
Reflexive Verbs
Verbs that express reciprocal action

are conjugated with...

...essere

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If conjugated with essere where do the agreements lie?

past participle agrees in number and gender with the subject

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If conjugated with avere where do the agreements lie?

past participle agrees with a direct-object pronoun that precedes the verb.

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