"¿Cuálestuprofesión?"

Translation:What is your profession?

5 years ago

54 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Johnny__R
<h1>¡SPARTANS!</h1> <h1>¿Cuál es tu profesión?</h1>

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5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rdmiles2

Yes! Exactly what I thought!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/S0R0USH
S0R0USH
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¿Ajooo ajoo ajoo ajoo? Esos no son profesiónes...

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GreenWolfGo

how did u put up a picture?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/samuelgurevich

Where did you get that picture?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lokinbo

how did you do that

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kravdavid

First thought!!!!!!!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PianistKevin
PianistKevin
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tu ves amigo viejo, yo traje más soldados que ti

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DevinManni

Came here just for this

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ThrashtilDeath

Why does "Cuál" (which) become "What" here? Is it just an idiomatic thing?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YaBoiTyla

It literally means "Which is your profession?" not necessarily the word 'what'

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mylenthes
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Could you say what in place of which?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Rickydito

Mylenthes: Could you say what in place of which? Not in Spanish. Yes, in English.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lisagnipura

hola Mylenthes: Yes, in English we would say "what"--- just as it says in the correct answer at the top of this page.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mathchoo

"Cuál vs Qué" is a little more complicated than just "what vs which". Unless you are asking for a definition, "cuál" is required when preceeding "es" and is still translated as "what".

Here is a link to explain:
https://www.thoughtco.com/whats-what-in-interrogative-pronouns-3078142

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SameerQader0

You would use "Cuál" in this case because there are many different types of professions, and you're asking which one it is.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DevakRanji2

Cúal can also have both meanings, it is what and which

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/copcardrvr

Again, I was marked wrong for using su instead of tu. I believe one is formal and one is informal but they mean the same thing don't they?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/k.hart_sr

To use 'su' I believe you actually have to place the pronoun 'Ud' in there. Not sure if that always applies outside of duo, but for duo's sake it helps it "understand" that YOU understand the difference between the 2nd and 3rd person. Hope that makes sense.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RachelSlos

Outside of dl if the subject can be inferred from the surrounding conversation you can

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lilush0_0

Could you use 'que' instead of 'cual' here?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NaveelKabi1

Precedent to the word 'es' you would always use cual.

Refer to these links for more information: http://spanish.about.com/cs/grammar/a/que_vs_cual.htm https://www.duolingo.com/comment/1936132

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JasonDeRollo

also wondering this

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/graceletbracelet

what about que instead of cual? what is the difference?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nukum

My spanish dictionary says it can also translate into "career"

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GneyHaneda

Is "Que es tú profesión" wrong ?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Cool_Rabbit

thats what i thought too

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LeeJones398855

When would one use profesión vs trabajo? Is there a difference in connotation, ex. blue collar/white collar, or specificity?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Cookiekat1029
<h1>SPARTANS</h1>
1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Pablito156927

Since the Spanish is somewhat idiomatic, it should allow the equally idiomatic "What do you do?" as a translation.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SereneLind

Why doesn't "What is your career" work too?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JohnKTaylor
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FYI, "¿A qué te dedicas?" is another common way of asking the same question.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jontona

unless I use the 'slow' button, the speaker flies by "tu" so quickly that I can't hear it at all. Sure hope I can train my ear to hear this "normal speed" of Spanish speakers...:-)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/natlge0
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It looks like this issue has been discussed a little bit, but could someone please explain when to use cual vs. que in sentences like this ("this" meaning sentences in which the two would be nearly interchangeable in English).

Thanks!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Cookiekat1029

my profession is a student.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Katie7511

Does it matter if you say que?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BeccaNrne

I put "What is your career" and got it wrong... But it is LITERALLY the same word. Any ideas? Should I report it? Any help is greatly appreciated :D

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MeadowlarkJ

Career is carrera in Spanish. Profession and career are similar, but I don't think they are exactly synonyms. Here's a sentence using both words: She finished at the top of her class, and has a promising career as a lawyer ahead of her. I hope this helps.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Salty4girl

I wrote this in as what is your proffesion and i got it wrong just because i put an extra f in. So unfair.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dallaswashere

It said career was an option but I put it in and it said it was wrong?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JULIAN-THE-KING

career should be accepted

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ABigFatTastyTaco

This is the third time in a roll I've received this question

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kingG19

It said career was an option ande it didnt accept. Why?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ocelot_TRB

i dont have ajob dummy

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lokinbo

<img alt="alt text" src="http://i.imgur.com/QpHfUAP.gif">

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/val.d3z

yoo

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/maddie88998

I said "what is your career", can someone explain to me how this is wrong?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/juan854072

my answer was correct.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pheonixstrike

It's not exactly wrong but tu is you not your

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pheonixstrike

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1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/spanglishking75

I put "what is your career?" and got it wrong even though "career" is one of the translations of "profesion."

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ChessMyers

Meme lord

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Carin228386

Is this really the way you'd ask someone (conversationally) what they do for a living?

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ForestMoods
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Why not 'su' profesion?

6 months ago
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