"Ellascaminanenlaplaya."

Translation:They walk on the beach.

5 years ago

15 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/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.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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.

5 years ago

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

5 years ago

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

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kolokcar
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"ellos" sounds in slow mode, when man's voice is speaking

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lindisfarne

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Runnerbob

Fix ellas to be ellos instead ellas

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PetriKanga

Ellas? Not Ellos?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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"?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TylerRuthven
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How do you say "they walk to the beach"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JuevesHuevos

Ellos caminan a la playa

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PhyllipaMc

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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?

1 year ago

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

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

7 months ago
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