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"Yo corro los domingos."

Translation:I run on Sundays.

February 21, 2013

50 Comments


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

Where does on come from? Do we just understand it to be there?


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

"los domingos" = "on Sundays" if it fits the context. You got it, you just "understand it to be there." That's just that way it is. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/priella1

Yep, saying, " I run the Sundays."

Did not compute in my brain.

So, I took a stab and typed: I run on Sundays.


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

Spanish has a lot of phrases like this and honestly you get used to it. Like you dont say how old are you you say how many yesrs do you have. And you dont say the black boots are mine you say those mine boots black and its a struggle


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

You can say "Las botas negras son mías"...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/duerksen-s

It is literally "I run on Sundays" or "I run Sundays" and the on is just inferred? I'm just wondering in Spanish if there is a different word for on that could be added to the sentence.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gizmo4pt8

This is one of the "special ruled" situations. When refering to the day of the week, "los" is used as "on"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mickeymouse1955

@Gizmo4pt Thx for that info.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rocko2012

I assume it appears because it sounds better in English than not using it or using some other word. "los" before a plural day of the week probably can always be translated as "on"


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

I wrote "I run on Sunday" and got it wrong. I figured because it was in the present tense, It is something that I actively look to do on every Sunday. If it was "I will run on Sunday" I'd understand why it's wrong, as that's a one-time thing. However, "I run on Sunday" should be right.


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

"I run on Sunday" implies that you are running only one time. "I run on Sundays" implies that you regularly run on Sunday. I believe this is why "I run on Sunday" is wrong.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mykl
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'I run on Sunday" could very well mean I run every Sunday.


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

In speech yes... but not on Duolingo. This is something I've found learning other languages on here. DL insists on the distinction as described by TheLibrarian.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gato65

WOW! that's helpful! Lingot 4 u


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

will "on sundays, I run" be acceptable?


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

I translate it to "i run every sunday" and got it wrong!


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

No every, thats a different context of sentence


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

me too! I am surprised because earlier I encountered a similar example in which i typed 'every' instead of 'on' and got it right...


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

I'm taking Spanish right now, and since this is a repeated action shouldn't you put the verb imperfect form? Like "Yo corriá los domingos"?


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

If you're using the past tense. = I RAN on Sundays. Present tense is "I run" = corro


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/werewolfzzz1712

Sunday is rest day after tiring leg day, don't run


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

I put in 'On Sundays I run' as verb order is quite often swapped round in Spanish and English but it was not accepted although it conveys the meaning exactly and is acceptable English.


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

Crap. It's Sunday and I live in the hood.


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

I can see no difference in "I run on Sundays" and Sundays I run


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

don't forget to put the S when there is an S


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

Why can't you translate it, "I race on Sundays."? The word race was given there as one of the meanings.


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

I think it's because the suggestion boxes are only possible meanings, and you have to use context for the exact translation...


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

why los (the plural)?


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

El domingo = Sunday

Los domingos = Sundays


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LangLoverIrvin89

I wrote " I run during Sunday's". They said I was wrong because it used the singular "Sunday" instead of "Sundays". Am I not supposed to put the (') in between the Y and the S? Smh. I should of got that right.... Right?


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

When Sunday is plural, you just add an "s" at the end = Sundays


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

I almost put, " I run on somedays"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ariyanna16

It didn't not have on under corro it just said run and run after


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

Anyone know what learning strategies i can do like writing the answer down before correcting it? Gracias


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

This doesnt make sense


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

This is one of the "special ruled" situations. When refering to the day of the week, "los" is used as "on"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Clark359964

I thought "on" is "en".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MalcolmSki1

Really fool I just put Sunday. Fight me


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Todos-idiomas

Well, don't try to outsmart Duolingo by throwing in some Hebrew to make the statement more truthful. I typed "I לו run on Sunday." and it rejected my answer. (לו means no, or in this case, do not)


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

What about "I jog on Sundays"? Is it correct? Duolingo refuses it.


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

sundays i go to sunday school church


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cambri34

could I also say ¨yo corro en domingos


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

I run every Sunday is also correct. Not accepted . DL please correct this.

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