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"¡Somos internacionales!"

Translation:We are international!

5 years ago

38 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/PERCE_NEIGE
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si! Somos Duolingo!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JeffKo427

Why are the people asking what this means getting downvoted? A person being "international" is not a concept I am familiar with. My best guess is that the speaker is saying that they consider themselves members of the global community rather than citizens of any one nation.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/--shaun--

My interpretation was that the statement is talking about a group of people from different countries. i.e. some spanish, some english, some french, some irish... we are internationals / we are an international group.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Foomancrue

I understood it to mean that now we are in international waters so laws no longer apply to us. (Let the debauchery begin) cracks beer, smiles

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kunnvxia
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When I was attending college in the U.S., my friends from outside of the U.S. and I were called "international students", as versus domestic students. So this might be one of the meanings.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CJTilzey
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The key is that the word "international" was followed by "students" --it has to be followed by something otherwise it sounds very awkward to the American English speaker and causes the listener to go, "Huh?" It begs the question: International what?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nyla08

I totaly dont get this

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dnaliw
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what does that even mean

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/malkeynz
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Maybe a company that just expanded to a new country.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vega.marle
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Probably a kind of team.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ir4mmy
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Can someone explain to me why there is a plural in internacionales? Would the sentence make more sense by saying internacional instead?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Stompariffic

Somos indicates plural is to be used. Another example where the adjective is singular in english may help. We are red = Somos rojos

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jackfbaker

I agree. But they called me wrong because I used the 's'.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vickyvullo99

"Soy internacional" singular "Somos internacionales" plural

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jlros
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No one can be "international" unless they have one foot in one country & the other in another country.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Johngt44
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So there's a bunch of guys who each play soccer for their national team - they could describe themselves as "we are internationals" No?? Just joking. Seriously: (1) why does it have to make sense? You are learning vocabulary primarily and bit of the use of gustar thrown in. roll with it. (2) What about a group of people who have forsworn tawdry nationalisms and see themselves as communal citizens of the globe...?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Iskander67

¡Somos internacionales! mis compañeros ¿Que es una Revolución? Tal vez, Duolingo es una Revolución internacionale. Un abrazo.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JohnDoe178831

I put "we are foreigners" because the actual sentence makes no sense

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mukaramn

Baccara would've said that after their international hit, "Yes sir, I can boogie".

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CHESPl
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Nunca pronunciaría esa frase, más bien "somos extranjeros".

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pickedup

What does this even mean?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/12345679u
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Mcdonalds!!!!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Shirlgirl007
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Can we say we are internationals, since it is in the plural?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/setofred

New world order

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/fifn22

This comment is gonna go global

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HarpoChico

Well put JeffKo. And more poor English from Duo...

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PeterAumor

My translation was the same as yours but the programme would not accept it

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Glenn_Gould

Is this a phrase used in Spanish? When would it be used? If it refers to the workers globally uniting for the Revolution, I don't plan on using it that often.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RyagonIV
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Not used much, I'd guess. :)
Just a group of people from many countries, or something similar.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tony843748

When do you use somos instead of nosotros ???

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RyagonIV
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Never.

Somos is a verb, a form of ser - to be, and means "we are".
Nosotros just means "we", it's a pronoun. So in this sentence you could also say "¡Nosotros somos internacionales!", but you cannot leave out somos.

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Shirlgirl007
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Tony, You might mean the other way around, in a manner of speaking. Because verbs in Spanish are conjugated as per the person, or pronoun, we can drop the pronoun, in this case nosotros, since it is clear from the conjugation of the verb that it means we are, and only we are, not they are, you are, etc. Example, yo soy feliz=soy feliz. The pronoun is optional, the verb is not.

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/beeehives

Never. Nosotros means "we", somos means "(we) are". Nosotros is a pronoun, somos is a verb.

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/2Wz1xJR2
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how bout we are internationalists?

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RyagonIV
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That would be "Somos internacionalistas".

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dori354286

I said it correctly, but was marked "wrong." Yet, the answer was exactly what I had said.

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/inivican
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Which is it, Duo? Are we of are we not international?

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lkthrj1
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"Somos internacionales / Sin importar cuántos ni cuáles / Somos las originales / Somos internacionales"

Bomba Estéreo: Internacionales https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCEQX46L3KU

4 months ago