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

"¿No cuenta?"

January 5, 2013

14 Comments


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

I tried Doesn't count? As in (It) doesn't count. does anyone know why I'm wrong in this?

May 21, 2013

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

It seems this question is being ignored.

August 19, 2013

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

I read this as a question "does it count" and that was my reply. ? to say it does not count is a statement and does not require ? marks.

May 30, 2013

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

In both Spanish and English you can ask a question with a declarative sentence structure. Intonation is used to tell the listener it is a spoken question. The question mark is the clue in a written sentence. (However, if this sentence was framed with exclamation points it could a command - "Do not count!")

August 15, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sennan23

Wouldn't the form of this verb be cuentas if it was spoken directly to someone?

August 15, 2013

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

There is more than one way to say "you" in Spanish. For "Tú", it would be "cuentas", but for "Usted" (formal you), it would be "cuenta".

August 15, 2013

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

why could it not translate as "No check?"

January 5, 2013

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

In Spanish "¿No <noun>?" is not a well formed sentence.

January 5, 2013

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

So I should be able to translate it into "Doesn't count?"

May 30, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nake89

It approved my "Don't you count?" which is different from "It does not count?". Which one is more accurate?

January 14, 2013

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

"It does not count" is more accurate.

January 14, 2013

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

but ... but ... it's a question ... and while sometimes we can just stick a question mark on the end of a sentence in English to form a question, it is irregular to do so.

July 11, 2013

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

"Does it not count?" - would be more accurate then

August 19, 2013

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

I tried "That doesn't count?" And apparently, it doesn't. :-p

May 15, 2013
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