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"We are eight in total."

Translation:Somos ocho en total.

March 7, 2013

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

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


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

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


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

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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dmar198

Why is it not "en toto"?


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

It's just not :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/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)?


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

"toto" is not a Spanish word.


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

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

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