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"They have books."

Translation:Ellos tienen libros.

5 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/patrickjod84

Why is Ustedes not considered to mean they? I know it means You all, but it seems like it would work.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rspreng

Because it means "you all." :) It "works" in "ustedes tienen libros," which means "you all have books," but Ustedes and ellos are as different as, well, you and they!

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rocko2012
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Because when you say "you"/"you all" that "you"/"you all" is listening to you. When you say "they" you are not talking to them but about them.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MikaelaBarleta

I thought tengo is have

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/anm54475
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Tengo is "I have" - tienen is used for "They have"

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jaslinpure

Difficult :(

8 months ago