"Our main station"

Translation:Nuestra estación principal

7 months ago

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/SheikhaAlhashmi

Thought it was "our main situation"

-Me: Wow! Duo is finally teaching some useful phrases! I love this app!!

Finds out it's "station" not "situation"

-Duo: In your dreams Becky!

7 months ago

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Well "main station" is about 20 times more common than "main situation" in published English writing according to Google NGrams, so maybe Duolingo isn't being so useless after all :)

7 months ago

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Entered "Nuestro estación principal" and got a negative result. Unless I'm mistaken, the gender of "nuestro/nuestra(s)" is defined by the speaker(s), right?

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No, they agree with the gender of the noun modified.

This does contrast with nosotros/nosotras, the choice of which depends on the gender of the speaker (and others in the party).

7 months ago

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Thanks for the clarification. I had a feeling that might be the case.

7 months ago

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Can someone please explain when the adjective is before and when it is after in a Spanish sentence

6 months ago
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