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"Encontré el cadáver en la sala."

Translation:I found the corpse in the living room.

October 25, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Daniel-in-BC

Professor Plum in the living room with the candlestick

November 17, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ddesgagne

I dunno...I'm pretty sure it was Mr. Green with the revolver.

May 23, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/brentmcd

I was thinking Col. Mustard with the rope.

June 22, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hungover

Duolingo is using this word in way too many sentences.

October 25, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Amodia

It seems to be fascinated by dead bodies :P

March 18, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/elissaf1

You found a corpse in the living room, and you think what I should pay attention to is the accent?!?!

February 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Spanielle2

I hope I never have to use this sentence!

July 14, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/WilliamMcC186879

Anyone see the irony of the cadaver in the "living" room?

May 14, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/howcheng

Buffy and her mom.

April 14, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JGarrick62

I'm curious if this word is really used frequently by native speakers, or do people just use "the body" or some other euphemism when speaking of a corpse?

April 14, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PERCE_NEIGE

It sounds a bit medical. There's another word "cuerpo" = body. But: "over my dead body" = (pasar) sobre mi cadáver.
I'm not a native, it's only my guess.

April 27, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KTenespanol

i used "room" here fro "sala" was told I should have used "hall"

May 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Opanner

I concur that it's confusing, since DL lists "room" in the drop-down list of hints.

May 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PERCE_NEIGE

It's translated by "living room", but I guess we can understand it as "la sala de disección" instead of "living room". What do native speaker understand when they say "sala" at first?

April 27, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/angelavictoriaa

When my family I mention "la sala" we refer it as "the living room".

July 19, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EricHynes

is it not more grammatically correct to say - 'lo encontre el cadaver en la sala' ?

September 10, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Juan913755

They should check the basement.

March 2, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nBnQ2

Sala is also used to refer to halls or meeting rooms as well as living rooms

December 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cupcakeclash

Duolingo gone wrong gone dark

March 29, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chris541192

Should've got that weekend amulet

May 9, 2019
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