C'era and Ci fosse

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C'era and Ci fosse

Post by zollen » Tue Aug 11, 2015 12:11 am

Ci fosse
Both have the same meaning... Am I correct that Ci fosse is used only for conditional (CONGIUNTIVO)? But C'era is used as a matter of fact (INDICATIVO)?

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Re: C'era and Ci fosse

Post by Geoff » Tue Aug 11, 2015 1:44 am

That is correct except that the congiuntivo is known as the subjunctive in English, not the conditional.

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