"Te elijo a ti."

Translation:I choose you.

April 18, 2018



Pokemon Soundtrack intensified

October 21, 2018


Criminally underrated comment.

December 15, 2018


Yo quiero ser el mejor, que nadie nunca fue!!! (Lol, feel free to correct my Spanish)

March 21, 2019


Well I am not sure what you were trying to say. What you did say was I want to be the best that nobody never was. The error that I am sure of is that, as a woman, you would say La mejor. As for nadie and nunca combination, I am not sure, but I don't think it works. Spanish likes double negatives, but this is not two words negating one idea but two negatives together. I think this might actually be about the same as a double negative in English. I have never seen anything like this before, but it may exist. Any native imput?

March 21, 2019


Latin America lyrics: "Tengo que ser siempre el mejor, mejor que nadie más!" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9h8M9er_c9w)

April 13, 2019


Heres the theme song in Spanish https://youtu.be/-sYGywUejzk

April 15, 2019


come on, give this guy a lingot

July 11, 2019


It is also accepted without the 'a ti'. Wonder weither just 'eliji a ti' would be accepted as well.

April 18, 2018


No, elijo a ti would not work, only te elijo or te elijo a ti are correct.

September 2, 2018


yea, i was wondering if the "a ti" was redundant or not

July 4, 2018


Yes, a ti is redundant, but it may be included for emphasis, which makes sense in this sentence.

September 2, 2018


Please: " Te elijo. "

August 20, 2018


Pikachu! Te elijo a ti!

January 21, 2019


I understand when the "a el" or "a ella" in the end would be required in order to clarify the pronoun if we used "le" earlier . But here "te" is quite clearly "you"; so why the "a ti"? As some have noted Duo accepts reverse translation without the "a ti" as well. So, the question is: Is the "a ti" mandatory, good practice, or wholly unnecessary?

August 13, 2018


It's good practice; sometimes it clarifies, otherwise it just emphasizes the object of the sentence. The 'te' is mandatory.

August 25, 2018


Te elijo and te elijo a ti is the same thing. The a ti seems redundant no?

August 20, 2018


In spainish emphasis can be added using repetition. You can think of "te elijo a ti" as being "I choose YOU" in english.

August 22, 2018


Ah! Thanks

September 3, 2018


Thank you for your explanation! Now I remember it is the same as “A mí me gusta este libro” Then, I have another question. Can I change the word order like the following?

"A ti te elijo” Thanks in advance

November 5, 2018


Yep! "A ti te elijo" would be correct, but most people would probably only ever phrase it like that for emphasis: "A TI te elijo."

I wouldn't be so quick to compare it to "A mí me gusta" though. Gustar (and verbs like it) are a whole other monster.

November 17, 2018


I was waaaay off. I said "You choose for yourself."

December 31, 2018


That would have been (Tu) eliges para ti.

February 13, 2019


Thank you.

May 18, 2019


Still a good guess.

March 13, 2019


Thank you, too.

May 18, 2019


why can't you just say te elijo

January 21, 2019


You can!

March 1, 2019


Why are there 2 'you' forms? Can't I just say ''te elijo'' or ''elijo a ti'' ?

February 9, 2019


the "te" is mandatory as it clarifies who the "i" in the sentence is choosing, but the "a ti" is for emphasis and would not be necessary.

July 17, 2019


In a formal situation would 'Lo elijo' or 'La elijo' be correct, depending on whether you are choosing a man or a woman?

March 21, 2019


Yes, as far as I know, you are correct. I've seen something like "Lo elijo a usted".

March 21, 2019



December 14, 2018


Duolingo, ¿que has mirado ahora?

June 29, 2019


Duo, you irritate me sometimes! What is wrong with "I select you"???

February 13, 2019


Some commenters, you irritate me sometimes! Please, imagine all the good versions of the answers are to be entered by hand into the software, for each and every sentence. Can you imagine the amount of work this generates? I really appricate the work of Duo people -- you can help them by reporting another good version and not by ventillating your frustation here.

February 18, 2019
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