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"Eles estão dormindo em uma cama grande."

Translation:They are sleeping on a big bed.

November 21, 2015

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chunga668

"Em Uma" should be contracted to "Numa". Eles estão dormindo numa cama grande.


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

I came here to leave the exact same comment.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/surfx2015

[2.12.15] exatamente o que eu respondi: "eles estão dormindo numa cama grande", not accepted...


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

Numa is an informal contraction.


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

Why is "em" not counted as a typo? Is "en" another Portuguese word? I think Duo is programmed to think I don't know the rest of the words in the sentence, when I actually do, and then brings this lesson up again earlier than it should. Getting very frustrated with Portuguese, and I'm almost at the end of the tree.


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

Perhaps they thought "en" would be too "French/Spanish/Italian" and wished to reinforce that "em" is different in Portuguese.

These acceptances of typos are automatic by the system.


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

In Portuguese the correct spelling is "em", not "en".

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