"A table for two, please."

Translation:Una mesa para dos, por favor.

4 months ago

24 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Sambeeno

What is the difference between por and para?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ira231537

Hehehe

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LisaGregory0

SpanishDict says:

Por is used to talk about movement, modes and means of travel and communication, exchanges, duration, and motivation, among other things.

Para is used to talk about destinations, recipients, deadlines, and goals.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DavidJames554997

what the hell is this porfa ging

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tessbee

I think it's their colloquial way of saying por favor. I've seen a lot of native speakers use this in the English-from-Spanish tree.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/yetanothername

I want to know too. I'm pretty sure I put "una mesa para dos, por favor" (but now I can't be sure - I might have forgotten the "por favor" at the end. I think I was focused of whether to use "para dos" or "por dos")

But I was baffled by "porfa" as well.

Spanishdict says it colloquial for "please".

http://www.spanishdict.com/translate/porfa

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ip07_

I got the same thing:/

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nc.chelle
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Some articles on para vs. por:

https://www.spanishdict.com/guide/por-vs-para

https://www.spanishdict.com/guide/quick-tips-for-understanding-por-and-para

https://www.thoughtco.com/taking-confusion-out-of-por-para-3078140

FULL DISCLOSURE: Native English speaker - US, Southern Appalachian dialect. Other uses of English may vary. Advice about Spanish should be taken with a grain of salt.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CheddarDad

Looks like multiple people, including myself, have had both "por" and "para" as options. Does anyone know the alproptiate times to use one or the other?

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Maylon650116

When do you need to use uno and when una

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/swiggity-swooty-

una should be used if the spanish word before ends with an a and uno means one

3 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Stipan20

I used corect word una mesa, where did you find ‘porfa’ ?

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pusa373751

It's grammatically correct,, but there is no 'por' in the choices.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/swedishmaid
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There was por in mine

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/naokogmail

I wrote a correct answer, but it says I chose wrong words????

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jonno2543

yeah why not por?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AndrewHenr283523

Andrew Henry ,l spellled every word correctly. ?????????? The hell

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2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/spoonbill25

I did it right, but it said I did it wrong. :(

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FrankMelhu

Porfa does not mean anything to me.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Zach343138

This stuff is starting to get a little hard for me cause im taking a spanish class in high school and am doing good but am kind of struggling in this

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/swiggity-swooty-

I did both of the translations and both of them were wrong. I had everything correct but when I said "una" instead of "porfa" it said I was wrong, but when I did "porfa" it still said I was wrong and to do the other translation.

3 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Christian134737

What is the difference between un and una?

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/davelambert

I had the correct answer but was marked wrong

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DerekWestwood

That is exactly what I put

3 months ago
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