"Do you know who that man is?"

Translation:¿Sabes quién es aquel hombre?

5 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/aRealSpaceCadet
aRealSpaceCadet
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Wouldn't you use 'conoces' here intead of 'sabes'?

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SaraGalesa
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Do you know that man? would be ¿Conoces a ese hombre? but here the speaker is asking if you know the man's identity. You might say, "Yes, he's the President of France" (so you know (saber) who he is) but you've never actually met him (conocer).

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/aRealSpaceCadet
aRealSpaceCadet
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Thanks. That makes sense.

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Unapersona37
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¡Gracias!

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KateDizzy

Aquel vs eso? Why not eso here? Eso hombre=that man?

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FrankNicho3
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I was taught that in this sentence, "ese hombre" would mean "that man" and "aquel hombre" would mean "that man over there" viz. further away. Subtle difference indeed so "ese" should work here (not "eso" though).

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/alezzzix
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Eso is a neuter pronoun, not an adjective. Ese should work.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Judykeswick774

Why must you write "tu"? I was marked wrong for using it. This translation doesn't have tu"

1 month ago
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