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"He puts down the magazine and gets up."

Translation:Ele larga a revista e se levanta.

February 6, 2013

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

is "termina" really the right word?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/erudis
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There isn't an exact translation to the expression "put down", so I guess "ele termina" (he finishes), "ele guarda" (he puts away), "ele deixa" (he leaves), could all be accepted.


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

In this sentence "termina" should not be used, because it does not say if he actually finishes the magazine, only that he puts it down. So you should use "guarda", "deixa", "larga" or even "coloca de lado".

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