9.4.2 exercise 2:

If the rules of the classique Italian are applied, the passato prossimo can't substitute the passato remoto.

  exercise 2: Decide in the following sentences it the passato remoto or the passato prossimo is to be used and justify your choice.
  Ti mezz' ora, perchè vieni così tardi?
I have been waiting for you for two hours know, where have you been?
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  ancora, e dopo circa un'altra mezz'ora cominciai a disperare.
I waited half an hour more and then I began to desperate.
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  Fumava molto, tanto che l' anno scorso malato.
He smoke a lot, such a lot, that he fell ill last year.
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  un' ultima sigaretta e a letto.
He smoked his last cigarettes and went to bed.
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  troppo oggi, ho mal di testa.
I smoked too much today, I have a headache.
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  questo libro quando avevo dieci anni, non mi ricordo più niente.
I read this book when I was ten years old, I can' t remember anything.
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  Che cosa quando te lo disse.
What did you thought when you read it?
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  l' email che ti questa mattina?
Have you read the email I have sent you this morning?
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  la settimana scorsa ed è ancora qui.
He arrived last week and is still there.
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