I would like to ask about hacía and hizo...

EmanuelB2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

I would like to ask about hacía and hizo...

Yo veía lo que el hacía/hizo.

Would the first verb mean that e.g. I saw how he was building something and the second that I saw the reault... e.g. a house? Thank you.

Asked 7 months ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Emanuel

Yes, with "Yo veía lo que él hacía", I watched what he was doing. With "Yo veía lo que él hizo." I watched the result, the completed action.

I think this lesson will help you understand the difference with more detail, have a look:

Using El Imperfecto vs El indefinido (general use)

Hope it helps

Inma

I would like to ask about hacía and hizo...

Yo veía lo que el hacía/hizo.

Would the first verb mean that e.g. I saw how he was building something and the second that I saw the reault... e.g. a house? Thank you.

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