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"I am going to need some pens."

Translation:Voy a necesitar algunos bolígrafos.

March 1, 2018



Creo que Duo está equivocado y unos bolígrafos es una respuesta adecuada. Normalmente algunos y unos son intercambiable.

March 1, 2018


Could it also be expressed as 'Voy a necesitar unos boligrafos'?

August 13, 2018


I had this same question, so I Googled it. It seems yes, "unos" or "algunos" are pretty interchangeable. There are some subtle differences, tho. "Unos" are about specific items, "algunos" are general items.

So maybe in this sentence, without context, "algunos" makes more sense. (I'm going to need some pens, any pens). But you could use "unos" if you were going to need some specific pens.


November 15, 2018


Not "unas plumas"?

August 11, 2018


I thought it would be algún bolígrafo based on what I saw all last chapter. I feel like I'm always one step forward, 2 steps back.

November 4, 2018


I think you dropped the O only with singular subjects not plural.

August 2, 2019


The male speaker keeps pronouncing "boligrafos" incorrectly!

September 2, 2019
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