"Ellas caminan en la playa."

Translation:They walk on the beach.

March 12, 2013

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

Although "They walk on the beach" is common, wouldn't "They walk at the beach" be correct, too? (I tried it, and my answer was wrong.)

Note: I translated "Yo siempre hago un fuego en la playa" as "I always make a fire on the beach" and it was right, with "I always make a fire at the beach" listed as a correct alternative.

March 12, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SGuthrie0

"At the beach" sounds somewhat strange to me. "I was at the beach" makes more sense.

Plus, see this: http://www.spanishdict.com/translate/en

March 24, 2018

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

"on the beach" is on the sand next to the sea, "at the beach" is within the general area of the beach not necessarily "on" the sand.

July 20, 2013

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

on, in or at, is what is listed by Duolingo as the definition of 'en', so while what you said may or may not be correct it is irrelevant in this situation. 'On the beach' or 'at the beach' should both be acceptable. 'In the beach', however, clearly is entirely unusable :)

September 18, 2013

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

In the previous translation (where I type what is said), then Duo translates it to English. I typed ...en la playa and Duo translated as "at the beach" yet I am wrong for this here?

March 22, 2013

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

"ellos" sounds in slow mode, when man's voice is speaking

June 9, 2016

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

I agree. I heard 'ellas' first, then checked it in slo-mo and it definitely sounded like 'ellos'.

October 12, 2017

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

Fix ellas to be ellos instead ellas

January 7, 2017

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

Ellas? Not Ellos?

September 24, 2017

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

Okay - "I am at the beach" is "Estoy en la playa", but "Ellas caminan en la playa" is not "They walk at the beach." I don't get it. How would you say "They walk at the beach"?

July 15, 2013

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

How do you say "they walk to the beach"

March 24, 2015

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

Ellos caminan a la playa

March 24, 2015

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

I translated it as "they walk onto the beach" and want to know why that isn't an acceptable translation.

October 7, 2016

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

I translated this as 'i walk on the beach'; it said the correcy answer was i stroll on tbe beach. Wtf? Is the owl drunk?

October 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/D.EstherNJ

I like how she says, "en la p l a j a ."

March 21, 2018
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