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"El verano tiene muchos días calurosos."

Translation:Summer has a lot of hot days.

May 12, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ROBERTO778394

What is the difference between caluroso and caliente????


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LonzCat

"Caliente" is used for things, including beverages. "Caluroso" is for weather. There's more, of course. If you're interested:

https://www.spanishdict.com/compare/caliente/caluroso


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hjh788272

I was going to ask the same question myself. I have an additional query - I have a memory that when referring to oneself or another person the choice of word is vital as one has sexual connotations - but I cannot remember which. Any help?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rariera02

I'm not entirely sure, but I think that 'caliente' is just referring to water? (Or maybe beverages in general.) I could be wrong, but I think I heard that sometime.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PickMeANewName

Typically, but not always: caliente is hot (not spicy) food or drink, also can be physical/bedroom use with the right context. Picante is spicy food or drink. Caluroso/a is all other hot things/things that make you hot, besides weather or people/animals. So coats, blankets, the sun, the sidewalk, the day, the summer, etc., are all caluroso/a. Hace calor is hot weather, tengo calor is 'I'm hot,' 'el perro tiene calor' is the dog is hot, etc.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/j.duo498154

"Caluroso/calurosa" is equivalent to french "chaleureux/chaleureuse", on the other hand "caliente" is equivalent to "chaud/chaude".

For instance you can say :

Una familia calurosa(a loving family). Una casa calurosa(a warm home). Una bienvenida calurosa(a warm/loving welcome).

Una taza caliente(a hot cup). Un plato caliente(a hot plate).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LeeBrownst1

It rejected "the summer has many hot days". Reported 12 May 2018.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/elizadeux

Thanks! Accepted as of June 2018.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Msainta

Rejected as of February 13, 2021


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LonzCat

You may want to re-check your answer.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ella626447

"The summer has a lot of hot days" is not accepted as of 21 June 2021


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ellenkeyne

I'm really puzzled by the spelling of "calurosos" -- given the root word "calor," I'd expect "calorosos."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/1dontbelieveit

Why not 'there are a lot of hot days in summer' I know it's not a literal translation but 'summer has a lot of hot days' sounds odd to me (English English speaker)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ellenkeyne

Does “The summer has many hot days”? That’s a direct translation.

“There are” is a different grammatical structure and would be expressed in Spanish with Hay.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Altan521133

"El verano tiene muchos días calurosos''

This is completly odd.

I realy wonder Spanish people say like that or not .

Maybe they say ''hay muchos dias caluroros en el verano''


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ExpiredVenom

¡Pero no en Inglaterra!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bridgeportduo

Summer has many hot days. Shouldn't be marked wrong.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LonzCat

"Many hot days" was accepted in May, 2018, and today, April 2020. Hmmm.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ArankaBloemberg

Is there a difference in Spanish between "warm days" vs "hot days"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dgatchell

In Spanishdict.com I typed: hot days and warm days and this is the answer for all three translators: días calurosos y días cálidos.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AndyCoogan1

Marked me wrong for spelling calurosos calorosos. Bit harsh!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nEjh0qr4

Yes, Andy, especially as I think caloroso is an alternate spelling of caluroso. See the thread beginning with ellenkeyne's post, above.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/martinlus

No es verdad en Inglaterra jeje


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rorysturdy

Rejected: In summer, there are a lot of hot days.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SherriButl

I keep hearing "caldosos." ☹️


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CarmelMcNa2

'tiene' was not among the words to select!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/J1QWf

How would you say the summer has really hot days


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AmazonGX

Bcz it's summer Duh


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gabriel245124

Yes, the "dog days" of summer!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/R.S.Cochran

What is the difference between "... tiene mucho dias calurosos" and "a lot of hot days" ... ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Catht52

A lot of and many are interchangable, but it was marked wrong!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LonzCat

Sometimes it is useful to have a look at previous comments before posting your own. You might find, for example, that your issue has already been addressed. In your case, you would have learned that "many hot days' is accepted --- and has been since May, 2018.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Susan563692

"many" = countable "a lot" = not countable


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LonzCat

Not really. I would prefer "many" in this sentence, but "a lot" is ok too and is often used for countables:

There are a lot of books on the shelf. I baked a lot of cupcakes. The school accepted a lot of new applicants this year. Do you catch a lot of colds?

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