"Usted reconoce sus errores."

Translation:You acknowledge your mistakes.

February 6, 2013



What is wrong with: you admit your mistakes?

March 3, 2013


Eso significa usted admite sus errores

December 11, 2014


It was correct in my case.

September 11, 2013


That should be correct.

August 21, 2013


it is accepted. (at first I wrote you admit you mistakes. It was a mistake. I admit.)

April 16, 2018


Could it be valid as "You recognise its errors"?

February 6, 2013


I agree. Could someone please explain why "you recognize its errors" isn't accepted? I know the sentence sounds a little weird, but is it not grammatically correct?

July 11, 2013


I think because 'you' is already the subject, any ambiguous pronoun would also default to 'you' if there is no other clue.

October 29, 2014


You are right. It is beyond ambiguos, it can be of anyones but of: "my (mis)", "tus (yours informal singular)", or "ours (nuestros)"

For any othre pronoun it is "su/sus" and most times used along: de él, de ella, de usted...

March 21, 2015


"you recognize your errors" was accepted today

August 18, 2015


It wasn't accepted for me :( x

January 15, 2019


"You recognise their errors" is acceptable.

February 28, 2013


I put "you recognize their mistakes" which was correct

June 28, 2016


someone please tell me why " you know your errors " wasn't accepted

July 7, 2015


Isn't sus meant to mean her, his, their? I would translate 'you recognize your errors' to 'usted reconoce tus errores'.

'You recognize his errors' is not considered correct.

September 27, 2013


sus can mean any of her, his, their, your. It depends entirely on the context. Generally where I see Usted instead of tu (or vos, as I live in Argentina) 'su' is used instead of 'tu', and hence 'sus' instead of 'tus'. I don't know whether that's a general rule or just happenchance.

September 27, 2013


Further, I think 'su' can be a bit more formal, like "one's" in overly formal English. One must take one's belongings -> Usted debe llevar sus pertenencias.

September 27, 2013


I see "one" as impersonal indirect or general statement, besides possibly formal.
"one must take one's belongings" : "uno debe llevar sus pertenencias".

December 30, 2013


Una cualidad ausente en las gentes de hoy

March 12, 2016


What about..

"You know your faults"?

November 23, 2016


"you are acknowledging your mistakes" was marked wrong, why?

November 29, 2015


I think they probably want the simple present tense here, 'you recognise/acknowledge', rather than the continuous tense.

January 24, 2018


Why isn't faults correct?

April 10, 2016


I think 'fault' would probably be 'defecto', whereas 'mistake' is 'error'.

January 24, 2018


Why no use of a direct object pronoun here? Thanks!

March 4, 2013


What do you mean? It could be "usted los reconoce" but then how would we know what "los" is replacing? Direct object pronouns replace the direct object to avoid repetition. It's not needed here because if we used it then we wouldn't know what you are acknowledging. The sentence would say "You acknowledge them" instead of "You acknowledge your mistakes". :)

March 23, 2013


It accepts "you don't acknowledge your mistakes" and "you don't acknowledge their mistakes"--why not also "you don't acknowledge ITS mistakes"?

July 10, 2013


Quite a range of acceptance. I answered correctly "you recognize their mistakes." Compared to 'you acknowledge your mistakes'. Someone asked about use of pronouns & this sentence because it is so ambiguous would be no less confusing had you chosen to use them.

July 29, 2013


You recognize your errors. was accepted.

October 8, 2013


If I want to say "I recognize its errors," how SHOULD it be said?

October 26, 2013


"Reconozco sus errores." However, if it's not obvious from the context whether it's her, his, their, your, one, its, just specify the object, e.g., "Reconozco los errores del programa".

October 28, 2013


Why is it "sus" and not "tus"?

November 6, 2013


Because we are addressing the person in the formal tone. We could say "Tu' reconoces tus errores", but notice that the "s" is added to "reconoce".

November 6, 2013


I have a question. How do we clarify who "sus" refers to in this example? Would it be grammatically correct to say "Usted reconoce sus errores de ella/él." to mean "You acknowledge her/his mistakes."?

March 8, 2014


No that would not me correct. It's either "sus errores" or "los errores de él/ella". Generally you know from context who "su(s)" refers to, just like you know who "él" or "ella" refers to.

March 8, 2014


How would you distinguish between recognise and acknowledge? Context?

December 19, 2014


Am I the only one thinking that the audio is way of? L instead for R. Really sounds like Le conoce not Reconoce (I know it does not make sense her, but still).

March 23, 2016


I feel that Duolingo should acually teach you some of the vocabulary words that Duolingo will use in the future. That would be very helpful if you did. Thanks!

July 2, 2017


What's wrong with "you own to your mistakes"?

December 3, 2017


Although 'reconocer' can be 'to own up to', it is usually best with these sentences to use the most obvious translation that makes sense, which in this case, is 'recognise'.

December 3, 2017


What about "faults"?

December 4, 2017


'Faults' doesn't mean the same as 'errors' or 'mistakes'. I may have many 'faults' but I do not make 'mistakes'.

December 4, 2017


Why is " Do you recognize your mistake?" incorrect?

January 23, 2018


It's 'mistakes', 'errores'. Unfortunately the perpetrator had made more than one mistake!

January 24, 2018


These ones are fantastic for a parent-teacher conference.

February 20, 2018


Acknowledge = Recognize = Admit = Concede

Reported when I observed Duo's failure to recognize and admit equivalents, as well as concede to their appropriate inclusion.

April 3, 2019
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