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"Sir, do you know where the movie theater is?"

Translation:Señor, ¿sabe usted dónde está el cine?

4 months ago

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/karin21201

Why not sabes instead of usted sabe?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/writchie4
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It would be rather unusual to use the "familiar you" form with somebody you just called "sir" :)

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/karin21201

Ok right. That makes sense.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Barry426988

Why is "cinema" not accepted as well as "cine" ?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JoelAmos2

I used, Señor, conoces dónde está el cine?

Why is conoces suggested as an answer for "do you know?" but its not accepted?

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/writchie4
writchie4
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Duolingo's "suggested translations" in the hover hints are mostly context-independent. You'd have to use the sentence context to realize that the question is asking about a fact (and thus, that "ser" is the right version of "to know").

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TJWphd
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Conoces is more like “acquainted” - in modern English we have dropped this word and just use “know” which causes us confusion when learning other languages.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Carol870492

La sala is right? El teatro is wrong?

1 month ago