Les estaba escribiendo un correo electrónico.

ColinA2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Les estaba escribiendo un correo electrónico.

Hi,

In the above sentence estaba has been translated as 'I' but could it equally be 'he' or 'she'?

If so, how could one make it explicit?

Thanks.

Colin

Asked 8 months ago
ClaraC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hi Colin,

 

If the sentence you give here was used in a large piece of writing, in a passage, it would be apparent by the context  that it was referring to 'I was writing them an email'.

In a stand alone sentence you would need to use the personal pronouns to indicate who was doing the writing:

E.g. Yo les estaba escribiendo...

Ella les estaba escribiendo...

Él les estaba escribiendo...  etc.

Hope this helps 

Clara 

 

 

Les estaba escribiendo un correo electrónico.

Hi,

In the above sentence estaba has been translated as 'I' but could it equally be 'he' or 'she'?

If so, how could one make it explicit?

Thanks.

Colin

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