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Old February 17, 2014, 07:03 PM
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Can I use this verb tense?

Todos los años voy de vacaciones a la playa, pero este verano ____ a una cabaña en las montañas cerca de los Pirineos.
The options are: 1) iba 2) fui 3) fue 4) he ido
to me, the answer should be fui, because vacaciones is already gone, but the explanation is as follows: Pregunta 2: (HE IDO) Se utiliza pretérito perfecto frente al Indefinido porque nos referimos a un periodo de tiempo NO concluido (este año).
It seems to me that the sentence refers to the vacation and not the year, so why fui is not correct?
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Both answers are correct.

The present perfect will be used more in Spain. The preterit will be used more in Latin America.
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Both answers are correct.

The present perfect will be used more in Spain. The preterit will be used more in Latin America.
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