Translation:He offered his house for the festival.
Technically "party" is "fiesta." I got a heart knocked off for that, too.
"offered up" was one of the possible translations when I hovered the word. Yet it got rejected.
I never use any translation offered other than the one at the top of the list. At DL, it sometimes appears the left hand does not know what the right hand is doing.
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I think if there is a recipient you use "para". "The apple is for her" = "La manzana es para ella", Ella is a recipient of the apple. I guess "the festival" was the recipient of the "house". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cBJoq479NM That video explains 4 uses of "para" and if a sentence does not fit one of the 4 rules you can usually can get by with "por".
POR - Motion/Direction - Duration of action - Means of action - Support for - Go in search of - Because of / account of / behalf of - In exchange for - Unit measure (kilometros por hora) - Passive (by)
PARA - Destination/direction - Deadline/time (by/for) - To achieve a goal - Recipient (para senor X) - Comparison - Working "para" someone - Opinion
it wanted me to answer "fest". Is this a word in English? Maybe so, but using the word "fest" in place of festival is incredibly rare and is not a natural thing to hear.
"The correct solution" suggests "fest" instead of festival, and marks as a 'typo' when I write feast. WHAT*S wrong with DL?
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how do we know that "su" refers to "his" house ? "su" can signify "his, her, its, or their", so maybe he is being cheeky and offering her house instead of his own. Answer: we do not know without context. DL also accepts "he offered her house for the festival"
My answer "He offered his house for the party" - the 'correct' answer
You used the wrong word. He offered his house for the fest. What is a fest???