on holiday we went swimming every day

Discussion in 'Italian-English' started by bella*, Nov 7, 2010.

  1. bella* Senior Member

    English
    Ciao,

    How do I say- On holiday we went swimming for two hours everyday

    my try : In vacanza nuotavamo per due ore ogni gionati

    is this ok??

    Grazie
     
  2. GavinW Senior Member

    Italy
    British English
    It'll be better if you write "every day" ("ogni giorno") as two words! ;-)
     
  3. bella* Senior Member

    English
    Thanks!! Is the use of imperfect is correct?? and per??
     
  4. GavinW Senior Member

    Italy
    British English
    Yep, everything looks fine as far as I can see... ;-)
    Another option here is "andavamo a nuotare per due ore...": I don't think there's any change in meaning, to all intents and purposes.
     
  5. kasziel Member

    Berlin, Germany
    Italian
    durante le vacanze "andavamo a nuotare" / nuotavamo ogni giorno per due ore
     

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