To translate "And it was with stars in my eyes that I came out of that magical place," I used j'étais sortie de cet endroit magique. But the answer wa

AnnC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

To translate "And it was with stars in my eyes that I came out of that magical place," I used j'étais sortie de cet endroit magique. But the answer wa

was in the p. c. thus: je suis sortie. Please explain why 
Asked 11 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
The given English sentence doesn't use plus-que-parfait either.
AnnC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
So to be plus que-parfait the English would have said "I had come out?"
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
Exactly.
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
Of course, the choice of the proper tense depends on the temporal context of the sentence. Without that, you have to go on what you're given.

To translate "And it was with stars in my eyes that I came out of that magical place," I used j'étais sortie de cet endroit magique. But the answer wa

was in the p. c. thus: je suis sortie. Please explain why 

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