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"We are eight in total."

Translation:Somos ocho en total.

5 years ago

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aogden
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Couldn't we also say "Estamos ocho en total"?

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That wouldn't work. It's tricky to know when to use "ser" and "estar" but in this case "estamos" does not apply.

5 years ago

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So if you are at a restaurant and we say we are eight in total, it is somos?

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LuisPlus
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Yep!

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dmar198

Why is it not "en toto"?

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LuisPlus
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It's just not :)

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dmar198

I was under the impression that "toto" was one of the Spanish words for "total." Is that incorrect? And if "toto" is a real word for "total," then would "en toto" be an acceptable translation (even though Duo doesn't recognize it)?

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"toto" is not a Spanish word.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dmar198

Oh. Okay.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PedroFPardo

Actually "Toto" is how small children call the vagina in some regions of Spain. But is slang it's not in the dictionary :-)

5 years ago