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"Solo tengo ciento treinta pesos."

Translation:I only have a hundred and thirty pesos.

4 months ago

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/suigee
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In the US, the "and" only goes in the number where the decimal point goes, to separate whole numbers from decimal numbers (math teacher here). Therefore the given answer is incorrect and my answer, I only have a hundred thirty pesos, is correct.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Beto330368

You are absolutely correct. If Duo is to recognize (recognise) the varied spellings of English in its translation, it needs to recognize the American placement of "AND" between whole and decimal numbers. Example... 130 pesos AND 50 centavos.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LeeBrownst1
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It "corrected" my answer "i have only one hundred thirty pesos" with "I have only got 1 hundred and thirty pesos." This is wrong in 3 ways: (1) The "got" is not only unnecessary, it is too colloquial. (2) It doesn't recognize the correct placement of "only" after the word "have". (3) It mistakenly insists on the "and" between "hundred" and "thirty". I'm not sure whether it should reject the "and", but it certainly shouldn't require it. Reported 24 May 2018.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LeeBrownst1
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It also rejected "i have only 130 pesos". Again, it rejects the correct placement of "only", "correcting" it to "I have only got 130 pesos." What a lousy item! Reported again 20 minutes later.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/elizadeux
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"I only have 130 pesos" is accepted.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/marcy65brown
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(11aug18) Accepted "I have only one hundred thirty pesos."

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LeoStoat

A hundred thirty should be correct too

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Patricia944687

One hundred thirty is correct also.

2 months ago