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"¡No puedo elegir!"

Translation:I can't choose!

March 26, 2018



Why isn't "decide" valid?!

January 14, 2019


The English is contrived. I can't decide would be the much more common translation. Reproted.

April 28, 2019


I can't decide! would be:

  • ¡No me puedo decidir!
  • ¡No puedo decidirme!
  • ¡No puedo decidir!
January 15, 2019


What's the difference between "elegir" and "escoger"?

March 26, 2018


They're synonyms most of the time.

The DLE defines "escoger" as:

  1. tr. Tomar o elegir una o más cosas o personas entre otras. U. t. c. intr.

Which means:

  1. transitive. To take or choose (elegir) one or more things or people among others. Also used as intransitive.
March 26, 2018



March 27, 2018


I can't select? I can't choose? Would it be a difference? I'm not a native English speaker.

January 15, 2019


"select" needs something after it. E.g. "I can't select one!"

"choose" can stand alone.

August 12, 2019


Cannot was rejected can't is an abbreviation for cannot. Ugh duolingo?

June 21, 2019


Quick question: when does the g take the sound of the j in Spanish?

June 24, 2019


I think it's the same as with c and k sound. Cecilia, is the memory name for the soft ones. So, guitarra has to have a silent u after it, or it would be be pronounced jitarra.

June 24, 2019


Before e and i:

  • gente (pronounced jén-te)
  • Gibraltar (pronounced ji-bral-tár)

If you want that g to be pronounced with the softer sound, you will need to add a silent u. This means that, in any of the following combinations, the g has the same sound:

  • ga -> gato (cat)
  • gue -> guepardo (cheetah)
  • gui -> Guillermo (given name; Spanish version of William)
  • go -> gol (goal)
  • gu -> guarda, guardia (guard)

If you need that u (in gue and gui) to be pronounced, you have to use the diéresis:

  • güi -> agüita (diminutive form of agua [water])
  • güe -> Agüero (family name)
June 25, 2019


i cant decide is actrually the more common usage in the english decide and choose being mostly synonymous i think it needs to be adjusted

October 8, 2019


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May 4, 2019
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