10.4.7 exercise 7: Choose the options so that the events are reported in the right cronological order

Above the sentences you find a hint whether the actions / events reported in the subordinate clause happened before, at the same time or after beeing imagined. In this exercise we suppose that there is, in case that the introductory verb requires the congiuntivo, no difference between simultanity and posteriority. In the next exercises we suppose that there is a difference. In this exercise the imperfetto and the passato remoto are tenses of the past and the passato prossimo a tense of the present (be aware that this is the situation you find in "classical Italian, but not the situation you find the Italian spoken nowadays, are to be more precise, you find that situation only in the south of Italy!! ). Remember the tables we have shown before.

  exercise7: Choose the options so that the events are reported in the right cronological order
  Anteriority
Lui pensava che lei .
He thought that he had already come.
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  Simultanity
  Lui credeva che loro a Roma.
He thought that they were in Rome.
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  Posteriority
  Io pensavo che lei .
I thought that he was sleeping.
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  Anteriority
  Io ero deluso che lei non venuta.
I was disappointed that she didn' t come.
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  Simultanity
  Noi temiamo che loro una sciocchezza.
We were afraid that they would do some silliness.
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  Posteriority
  Voi sperate che noi tutto il lavoro.
You hope that they will do the work.
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  Anteriority
  Io pensai che voi la casa.
I thought that you had bought the house.
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  Simultanity
  Io dubitavo che lui capace di farlo.
I doubted that he would be able to do it.
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  Posteriority
  Mi dispiaceva che tutto finito così male.
I regret that all finished so bad.
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Anteriority
  Sono convinto che l' .
I am convinced that they have stolen it.
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  Simultanity
  Immaginai che un bicchiere di vino.
I imagined that they were drinking a glass of wine.
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  Posteriority
  Mi rallegravo che .
I was happy that she would come.
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