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Old June 11, 2009, 04:22 AM
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Estaba or estuve

hello there! studying for the diploma , there are options to choose. please help!
Nunca en mi vida ______ tanto como este mes. El viernes ya no
podía más, me metí en la cama y _____ toda la tarde.
a) he trabajado...estaba durmiendo b) he trabajado...estuve
durmiendo
c) trabajo...estaba durmiendo d) trabajo...estuve durmiendo
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Old June 11, 2009, 11:44 AM
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Venture your own replies and we'll help you with them.
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Old June 11, 2009, 12:43 PM
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i guess the right one can be he trabajado/estaba?
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Old June 11, 2009, 04:07 PM
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hello there! studying for the diploma , there are options to choose. please help!
Nunca en mi vida ______ tanto como este mes. El viernes ya no
podía más, me metí en la cama y _____ toda la tarde.
a) he trabajado...estaba durmiendo b) he trabajado...estuve
durmiendo
c) trabajo...estaba durmiendo d) trabajo...estuve durmiendo

I would opt for (A) ...
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Old June 11, 2009, 06:36 PM
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i guess the right one can be he trabajado/estaba?
That's correct!
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Old June 12, 2009, 01:39 AM
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Yes? I'd say B.
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Old June 12, 2009, 09:52 AM
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hello there! studying for the diploma , there are options to choose. please help!
Nunca en mi vida ______ tanto como este mes. El viernes ya no podía más, me metí en la cama y _____ toda la tarde.
a) he trabajado...estaba durmiendo
b) he trabajado...estuve durmiendo

c) trabajo...estaba durmiendo
d) trabajo...estuve durmiendo
Oh, you're right, irmamar. Thank you for making me notice the mistake.

I must have been tired yesterday and read in ludmilasol's answer what I wanted to read...
I should have separated the list to have the letters clearer.
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Old June 12, 2009, 02:28 PM
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Oh, you're right, irmamar. Thank you for making me notice the mistake.

I must have been tired yesterday and read in ludmilasol's answer what I wanted to read...
I should have separated the list to have the letters clearer.
I had a doubt because we speak in a different way may times. Don't worry, I do a lot of mistakes, too.

Anyway it would be better to separate the sentences when making a question, so it is easier to see the possible solutions.
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... Don't worry, I make a lot of mistakes, too.
One very tiny correction.
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One very tiny correction.
It's normal that ourselves doing mistakes in the post.

I made a lot of mistakes in the past and still I continue doing them.
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