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A good day

Estoy teniendo un buen día! Did I do that right?

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/bittybank
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Sounds about right to me. Google Translate agrees with me too! ;) (However, the language I do best is Portuguese and sometimes Spanish and Portuguese are identical, sometimes they are totally different). "Eu estou tendo um bom dia também!" (Portuguese) :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/martasmars

Yeah, My sister married a Brazilian and speaks Portuguese!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bittybank
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That is so cool! My mom is Brazilian and my dad is a New Yorker. I came out as a nice mix with a love for learning new languages and cultures (especially Brazilian food and music)! :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/martasmars

:) Yes, they're food and language and music...are all very neat!:)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bittybank
bittybank
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Thanks! You should DEFINITELY try a Brazilian restaurant near you. Bom Estudos! :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/martasmars

OK, Thank You:)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jorma1998b

Sounds good, using present progressive. --- If you want to say: Have a nice day, that would be: Ten (or tenga) un buen dia; trouble is, this is subjunctive! It's funny because I'm level 15 in Spanish and still don't see many questions in subjunctive. Am I wrong? at what level does DL introduce this subjunctive thing? Because I have found a lot of perfect tenses questions, but...

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/martasmars

Thank You!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CattleRustler

yup. but make sure to learn when to use Ser vs. Estar, and why its buen dia, and not bueno dia.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/martasmars

Ok, Thank You!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CattleRustler

I'll leave ser vs estar to you, but as for the other thing, I'll give you a boost... When Bueno precedes the noun it modifies, you drop the o. You keep the o if you place bueno after the noun. The same is not true for Buena. It stays buena whether or not it is before or after the noun.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/martasmars

Oh, ok.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PeteBerardi

si? lo has tenido? felicidades.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Anhonime
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hoy es tu día ;)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/martasmars

:)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RAMOSRAUL

I am having a good day is translated neatly into Hoy tengo un buen día. Even Hoy me siento bien.

During 80s and 90s in Spain there was a commercial from a mattress company (Flex) that would tweak it to say "Hoy me siento Flex". You may hear it sometimes even today.

English speakers tend to use present continuous in Spanish a lot, but it is not a correct way of expression in most of cases. It can be understood, in most of the cases, but still incorrect.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jurekcy1

In Spanish present continuous should be used only for actions that are take place right now. Lo estoy haciendo - I'm doing it (i'm in the process of doing it right now)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/martasmars

OK...Thanks!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/martasmars

OK thank you

4 years ago