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Imperfetto vs Passato Prossimo



When does one use the imperfetto tense and when is the passato prossimo tense used?


Imagine an ongoing event or event that doesn't have a definitive end date, that is when you use the imperfect tense.
"It was raining"

Past tense is for events that have a conclusion.
"It had rained"

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