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"It may or may not be true."

Translation:Puede o no ser cierto.

February 21, 2018


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Why is it wrong to use "puede" twice: "Puede o no puede ser cierto" when you in English use "may" twice?

February 21, 2018

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    I put the same as you and reported it. I think it should be fine.

    February 21, 2018

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    Puede o no puede ser cierto is accepted now.

    September 20, 2018


    If you use two vdrbs in a sentence, you conjugate the first verb, and use the infinitive of the second.

    February 28, 2018


    I think quizás is closer to the English 'may' in this case.

    December 14, 2018


    I have not learned this. Why is it in a practice session?

    February 17, 2019


    My brain wants to write "Sea o no sea verdad" Same meaning or not? I know this lesson is present tense but it feels better in my head.

    March 28, 2018


    I did the same, but it was marked wrong.

    August 15, 2018


    Why is "Lo puede o no puede ser verdad" not accepted?

    April 3, 2018


    I would think if you tried to translate "Lo puede" it would translate into something like "it can be it", ie "lo" is the object of "puede", but the object is really "verdad". Don't forget that "puede" already means "it/he/she can" without the "lo". I came here to find why you can't use "puede" twice, so I can't help with that part. Duo's spanish would seem to translate into "it can or not be true".

    April 7, 2018


    Que puede o que no ser cierto. Es mas bueno no?

    May 29, 2018


    i put "se puede o no ser cierto" and was marked wrong. is it wrong?

    June 29, 2018


    Puede que o no puede que sea verdad.

    July 29, 2018


    ... what do you think of 'quizás es cierto o no'?

    August 31, 2018


    "Puede ser cierto o no" was accepted as well by DL.

    February 25, 2019


    Why is "Es puede o no ser cierto" marked wrong?

    March 21, 2019
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