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"We played a lot of sports last summer."

Translation:Practicamos muchos deportes el verano pasado.

April 15, 2018


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doesn't practicamos mean "we practiced"? How about "nosotros jugamos muchos deportes el verano pasado"?

April 15, 2018


Jugamos deportes no way, but:

jugamos fútbol / béisbol / básquetbol (standard Spanish)

April 16, 2018


ok, thanks. Any reason/rationale? Or is it just one of those things to learn by heart?

April 17, 2018


Deportes in being used in a general sense, and for Spanish speakers not all sports are playable, hence the examples quoted above (fútbol, beisbol, basquetbol).

September 7, 2018


= We practiced many sports last summer. (This is also a good translation in English.) Let’s face it: there are a lot of possible translations missing on both the Spanish & English portals.

April 15, 2018


"Practicar" means both "to practice" and "to play".


December 24, 2018


Is "we play" and "we played" both practicamos? How do you know which one is meant?

January 20, 2019


Here, el verano pasado is the clue, Nico.

March 14, 2019


Depends on sentence context. The nosotros forms of verbs in the present and past tense are often spelled the same.

Look for words that indicate it happened in the past.

February 27, 2019


Can someone remind me why we use el here?

April 11, 2019


Think of it as the summer that just passed. Even in English, you'd use the "the" when worded that way.

August 27, 2019


Porque no jugamos, es raro

August 5, 2019


Heres couldnt "muchos" come after "deportes" since you may want to mean that many kinds of sports were played, or a few sports were played many times, with the english being ambiguous?

August 22, 2019


A lot/muchos is a quantity. Those come before the noun. As if you were saying you played THREE sports or ONE sport A LOT of times. Sports and Times are the nouns.

August 22, 2019


mucho means a lot of something. muchos means lots of things. a lot of sports should be many sports. A lot of sport.

August 24, 2019


This is what my weak brain created: Juegamos mucho de partidos el verano pasado

September 7, 2019


jugamos muchos deportes es correcto. Practicamos no es correcto!

June 9, 2019


Estoy de acuerdo. Mis amigos Mexicanos nunca usan practicar para jugar cuando hablan de golf.

August 29, 2019
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