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"You have to pay the interest."

Translation:Tienes que pagar los intereses.

5 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/joseffjone1

how do I know that interest is plural?

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gabor123
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My anwer was "tienes que pagar el interés", but Duo says it's wrong, because "You used the singular "interés" here, instead of the plural "intereses"." "interest" must be translated always to plural "intereses"?

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Wheck
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no, interest can be singular or plural in spanish (interés - intereses), but I'm not sure if in english it is always considered to be a plural noun for its meaning

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lucalu4
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Pues lo tenías que haber reportado, para mí es singular.. Para el plural español deberían poner el plural inglés digo yo

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GTaveira
GTaveira
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I typed "usted tiene que pagar los intereses". How am I supposed to know this is an informal sentence?

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Wheck
Wheck
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You're not, report it

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/john581308

Why must interest be plural?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexMartinezGT
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En español pueden ser "el interés" o "los intereses"; ambas son correctas.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/joseffjone1

why is -tiene que -not accepted

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Wheck
Wheck
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I've been reading a lot of questions regarding Duolingo expecting usted or tú, so I think is a problem for them to solve because the translation for both will look the same in english. Keep reporting that issue until solved I guess.

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JimOser
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From http://www.spanishdict.com/examples/interest

The interest on this loan is 5% . El interés de este préstamo es 5% .

books.google.com Search: paga interés

6 hours ago