Using the present with 'casi'.

StuartC1Kwiziq community member

Using the present with 'casi'.

Hi. I remember learning that when we almost do something in the past, then we use the present tense, so that ¡casi me desmayé!  would be ¡casi me desmayo! 

Is this right or wrong or an acceptable alternative in speaking or writing?


Thanks

Stuart

Asked 2 months ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Stuart,

yes, you are right, with "casi" we can (and it is quite often) use the present when referring to past events, so I will add this option to the exercise as correct. 

Saludos

Using the present with 'casi'.

Hi. I remember learning that when we almost do something in the past, then we use the present tense, so that ¡casi me desmayé!  would be ¡casi me desmayo! 

Is this right or wrong or an acceptable alternative in speaking or writing?


Thanks

Stuart

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