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"Ese es un escritorio, no una mesa."

Translation:That is a desk, not a table.

September 4, 2015



why not "esO un..."


"Es(t)o" is neuter and is used when there isn't a clear noun that the demonstrative is referring to. Since "ese" is clearly referring to "un escritorio", which is masculine, you have to use the masculine form, which is "es(t)e".

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