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Ukraine B A R V I N O K 
So hi there guys. I'm studying German right now. And I need your help with this one. So my question: How can I say about some action in the past or in the future, I mean the action I WAS MAKING or ALREADY MADE. Example in English: I was making pizza. (this action was in the past, but IT'S NOT FINISHED) I made pizza. (this is THE SAME ACTION in the past, but IT'S ALREADY DONE!) So the question is, how can I say/show that difference in the past/future by using German language? Respect and thanks in advance.
2017-12-20 16:33
Ich mache pizza Ich habe pizza gemacht
2017-12-20 16:34
But "ich mache pizza" is Pr'a'sens (?) Ich mache pizza = I'm making pizza (right now?) and I need: I WAS MAKING PIZZA ...(?) :( still thx for try
2017-12-20 16:40
Germany VeryNiceGuy 
Ich mache Pizza (you started making pizza in the past and you are still making it) Ich habe Pizza gemacht (its the same but its already done) or Ich machte Pizza (we dont use this but its correct aswell) Have a nice day! -VeryNiceGuy
2017-12-20 16:37
Mexico 6ix9ine 
2017-12-20 16:41
Hi. So if I understood it correctly. You use Perfekt for action which YOU ALREADY DID. And you use Pr'a'teritum for action which you started in the past but DIDN'T FINISH yet?
2017-12-20 16:41
Germany VeryNiceGuy 
I think so :D i finished school a while ago tho i dont remember what Präteritum etc. is :D Have a nice day! -VeryNiceGuy
2017-12-20 16:48
Thanks a lot! Have a nice day buddy!
2017-12-20 16:49
Ich mache Pizza - presence (I make Pizza) Ich werde Pizza machen - Futue ( I will make pizza) Ich habe Pizza gemacht - Past ( I made pizza)
2017-12-20 16:43
thanks, and how about "I was making pizza?" then? :D
2017-12-20 16:44
Ich war dabei, Pizza zu machen.
2017-12-20 16:45
Ah ok, thanks.
2017-12-20 16:46
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