"Hoytendréqueiracomerconmimadre."

Translation:Today I will have to go eat with my mother.

5 years ago

13 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/sgregson
sgregson
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"I have to go eat" may be correct in USA but in UK we would say "I have to go to eat.."

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/koyunlar

"I will have to go eat" Is this correct in English?? Maybe "I will have to go eating" or "I will have to eat" but I have never heard a sentence structure as "I will have to go eat"

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mjlagrande
mjlagrande
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It's correct. No one would "have to go eating" with their mother. I don't think it's grammatically wrong, it just sounds funny. They would "have to go eat", or "have to eat" with their mother. However, that (gerund?) form works with other verbs: one might "have to go bowling", snorkelling, cow-tipping or any number of other activities with one's mother.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lesorton

I agree it sounds all wrong.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mommarigo
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Yes, it's correct english, although akward.

Example: I had a huge fight with my mom, but it's her birthday, and every year she expects me to take her to a café for lunch, so..."I will have to go to eat with my mother."

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bonnie.sjoberg

It is correct English, though in conversation there is only a very subtle difference between "I will have to go eat" and "I have to go eat".

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/geneven
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"will have" adds emphasis, to clarify that subtlety.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/toshisama

"To go and eat" isn't correct ?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BDPal

It will be a better English to write " Today I will have to go to eat with my mother"

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gmartins

whats' wrong with: "today i must go to eat with my mother" ?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bonnie.sjoberg

Theoretically, nothing is wrong with that translation. Whether Duobot will accept it or not is another question. If you lost a heart for that you should have ticked the "my answer should be accepted" box. :)

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gmartins

aaah ok cool thanks, wasn't aware of that option

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Unapersona37

'today i will need to go out to eat with my mother' was rejected aunque me parace bien. Lo reporté

4 months ago
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