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"Why didn't you eat dinner?"

Translation:¿Por qué no comiste la cena?

6 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/bradrussel

Why couldn't I just use "cenaste" instead of "comiste la cena"?

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KenHigh

It is accepted, 8/3/2108

1 month ago

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No reason—if it's not accepted, report it.

6 months ago

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That is preferable, comiste la cena sounds like sloppy Spanish.

1 week ago

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That depends. To me, "¿Por qué no comiste la cena?" sounds the speaker is asking someone why they didn't eat a specific dinner (maybe they didn't like the meal or something), if that makes sense.

1 week ago