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Is no one confused a cat is eating past I REPEAT A CAT IS EATING PASTA
Let the hate come in
Pasta is the generic word and Italians know hundreds of pasta varieties. Lasagne is one of these varieties. So you can say that all lasagne are pasta, but not all pasta are lasagne.
Specifically, specifically is spelled like this. S-P-E-C-I-F-I-C-A-L-L-Y Not like this. S-P-I-S-I-S-I-F-C-A-L-Y (Not even close.)
Yeah kinda hard to take anyone seriously when they're that far off on so many levels LOL
don't talk like that GabrielLyk988848!!! That isn't nice to call people names.
I've had 2 cats over time that have raided pretty much anything left unguarded on a dining room table
My cats like lasagne, spaghetti, and any other pasta that has similar ingredients
Well, it is a type of pasta... when we say that something is a dog, we can say that instead of poodle-schnauzer mix.
No need for rude replys, you just started a whole argument on Dolingo this app is so you can learn different languages not so you can argue.
First, of all you need to reply nicely like, pordon me Garfield eats lasagna. Second, off IF TÚ DONT GOT NADA NICE TO SAY DONT SAY NADA¡!¡!¡!¡!¡!¡!¡!¡!¡!¡!¡!¡!¡!¡!¡!¡!¡!
To take a more serious approach as to why DuoLingo gives us such weird sentences: it's a teaching method. You learn better when having fun and it's an ancient memory technique used by the Greeks. You have better memories of events and objects when you affiliate those things with ridiculous scenarios.
Like when someone commented on another question, "teenage mutant ninja tortugas" now I never get turtle wrong lol.
uh, spiders do eat meat.... other bugs, and the big ones probably eat bigger things like small frogs etc... but I don't like to think about it... frankly what the crab eats creeps me out more...
large tarantulas do eat small birds such as humming birds and baby birds.
Believe me, a LOT of people are confused with Duolingo. I once had "The mouse sleeps on my shirt" and "the boy loves the duck". When would we ever need a mouse sleeping on my shirt? XD
It depends on the noun or pronoun doing the eating. If I am doing the eating, yo como. If you are doing the eating and we're friends, tú comes. If you aren't someone I'm close with and I am addressing you directly, or I'm talking about you in the third person, usted/él/ella come. If the two of us are eating together, nosotros/nosotras comemos. If you are part of a group of my friends, and you are all eating, vosotros coméis. If you're part of a group of people I don't know very well and am addressing directly, or if I'm talking about you in the third person, ustedes/ellos/ellas comen.
In the case of nouns, it's always going to be come or comen. If the noun is singular (el gato), come. If the noun is plural (los gatos), comen.
Because the word that comes after is plural, "gatos," so it is "tus gatos." If it was singular, it would have been "tu gato." Hope this helps.
That would be familiar plural form in Spain "vuestros gatos" or formal plural form in Spain or all plural form for South America "sus gatos". http://spanish.about.com/od/adjectives/a/possessive_adjectives.htm
This sentence really comes in handy in my day to day conversations in spanish.
Why is it wrong to translate "pasta" with "noodles". Isn't pasta just a fancy word for noodles, or is there a real difference?
I think pasta is more general. Noodles are long and thin, like spaghetti, linguini, and ramen noodles. But I would never call bowtie pasta or lasanga sheets "noodles".
Ok, thanks, looks like a "language barrier", as I'm native german and we call them all just noodles.
I think "noodles" should probably be accepted. I've frequently heard Americans call all types of pasta "noodles" and I see it in American recipes. Even the pasta sheets for lasagna are called "lasagna noodles".
In the UK we normally only call the long, thin strands used in Asian cooking "noodles". Spaghetti (which is honestly very similar) is still called "spaghetti" or "pasta", and not "noodles".
I believe that because the cats are plural, you use "tus" and if it were a sungular cat it would be "tu" Your cats, "tus gatos" Your cat, "tu gato" But I could be wrong
Could this sentence also be translated: "Your cats ARE EATING pasta" ? I've already posted many questions of this nature, and none have really been answered. Can somebody answer this one, pretty please?
So the present tense in Spanish (in this case "comen") can both be "they/you (plural) eat" present indicative, as well as "they/you (plural) are eating" present progressive. Spanish does have a progressive tense ("están comiendo"), but that's really reserved for when it's important that the thing is happening right now. It's up to you to determine if the context warrants a simple indicative or a progressive tense translation. Since Duolingo offers no context, it's probably best to stick to indicative.
I bet that cat's a regular at olive garden!! (not suprising. Korean cats/dogs eat ramen and kimchi,whatever you need them to)
I get confused.
When to use. Eats. And when to use Eat
And. Drink. And drinks..
Our cats drink water??
Our cat drinks water
The elephants drinks or drink Milk..
eats is only used in the third person singular.
Your sentence would be
The elephants drink milk because
elephants is plural and is therefore NOT in the third person singular, but rather in the third person PLURAL (which is "they").
Conjugating English verbs is very easy.
I finally found Italian cats! Now I just need to find a puppybabymonkey and my list is finished.
My cat eats pasta. Lol. Her name is Betty White, so call her Betty Sghetti.
Come tu ensalada. You need to use the imperative mood, which for tú is the usted/él/ella form of the verb in most cases.
If i said that, wouldn't the listener possibly be confused and think i said "He is eating your salad"?
why is it comen when comen is the form for ellas/ustedes
this is tu so shouldn't it be comes?
Because it works like this: Yo como-i eat Tu comes- you eat El/ella come- he/she/ it eats Nosotros comemos- we eat Vosotros comeìs- you (plural) eat Ellos comen- they eat.
Basically with verbs-ar er or ir- they each have a different ending depending on who it is doing the action. It does take some practice to remember but it's worth it, as it can make doing duolino easier! I hope this was helpful!
The same difference between Usted or Ustedes and tú. http://spanish.about.com/od/adjectives/a/possessive_adjectives.htm http://spanish.about.com/od/pronouns/a/you.htm
My cat doesn't eat pasta, but he does enjoy feasting on human food such as soup :-)
Would it be correct if I said "Sus gatos comen pasta."? Formal tone though but still.... Lol
If you have a sentence "Your cats eat pasta." Yes, you could translate that to either "Sus gatos comen pasta." or "Tus gatos comen pasta." http://spanish.about.com/od/pronouns/a/you.htm http://spanish.about.com/od/adjectives/a/possessive_adjectives.htm
"Tus gatos" is third person plural, therefore "they" is implied, making it "comen".
If it helps, you can substitute the nouns for a pronoun. "Your cats" becomes "they" because you aren't referring to yourself or to the listener, therefore third person is used, and since "gatos" is plural, it then becomes third person plural. Another thing is that "come" is "eats", so you know that it can never be "your cats eats" in English.
That would have made me laugh, too. And I would have had something in common, as when I was a kid I remember eating paste once. I mean, it tasted like mint! shrugs When we get to the "past present" form of "comer" I will chuckle about this again, when I can write "Your cat eats pasta and I used to eat paste" lol.
besides, all of the comments about Garfield eating lasagna and having that be a legitimate argument, Garfield isn't even real, so you can unclench now.
dogs eat pasta,cats eat potato,fish eat snake,crocodiles eat......BEES?
Does anyone remember the cat that eats books and bread and in the real world WATERMELON!!!!!
Yes, the sentence is ridiculous but how many of us will remember these words BECAUSE of that?
I got this sentence wrong because the audio didn't say it very well and i didn't just
ASSUME that this dumb cat was gonna eat pasta
pasta is the same as noodles right? because when i put your cats eat noodles they said it was wrong... ?
What's the difference between tu and tus?
If your cat, should i translate tus gatos?
スペイン語では、人称代名詞の所有格も後に続く名詞の単複により変化します。tu は後続の名詞が単数の場合、tus は複数の場合に使います。従って your cat は tu gato (オス猫) または tu gata (メス猫)と訳し、tus にはなりません。これがもし your cats であれば tus gatos/gatas です。
もう一つややこしいことに、英語なら二人称の所有格は所有者が単数でも複数でも your ですが、スペイン語では所有者の単複で使い分けがあります。すなわち「あなた(一人)の」なら tu/tus ですが、「あなたたち(複数)の」であれば vuestro/vuestra/vuestros/vuestras です。4つのうちどれを使うかは、後に続く名詞の単複と性別とで決まります。
例えば your cat を「あなたたちの猫」と解釈するなら vuestro gato または vuestra gata です。同様に your cats は vuestros gatos/vuestras gatas とも訳せるということです。
WHO WOULD EVER LET THERE CAT EAT PASTA LIKE ARE YOU KIDDING ME like ok I get they want you to practice using things in sentences but like are you kidding me! use pasta in a sentence like " Your child eats pasta" and use cat in " Your cat eats fish" or something am I right?