"Eu ando para casa."

Translation:I walk to my house.

2/2/2013, 1:22:52 AM

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https://www.duolingo.com/grayfox117

What part of this indicates a possesive? How do i know its "my" house?

2/2/2013, 1:22:52 AM

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When people refer to their own house they almost never use the possessive. So if they're talking about a house, and don't indicate if it's someone else's, it's certainly theirs.

2/2/2013, 7:53:01 PM

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"para casa" and "em casa" are idioms implying one's home.

You can translate both by "home", which also implies a possessive.

  • I walk home = Eu ando para casa (para casa is motion, destination)
  • I am home = Eu estou em casa (em casa is location).
12/21/2014, 2:06:43 AM

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Also, then how do you simply just say "I walk to the house" in a way that differentiates it from saying "I walk to my house" ?]

7/18/2017, 2:43:55 AM

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'The house' would be 'a casa'. (...para a casa) I think. But like you, I am still learning.

8/15/2018, 9:04:39 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/Mandy793307

Eu vou a minha casa?

1/23/2019, 3:28:37 AM

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Also right.

1/23/2019, 10:38:30 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/MijEnreha

The fact that I walk to the house does not mean it is my house

10/7/2018, 11:11:01 PM

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"Para casa" = my house/home

"Para a casa" = to the house

10/8/2018, 1:48:05 AM
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