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"¿Tú tienes una abuela?"

Translation:Do you have a grandmother?

3 months ago

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/rogercchristie
rogercchristie
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"Have you a grandmother" is a perfectly acceptable translation but DL says it is wrong.
But DL has only been making this mistake for the last five years. Have you a lot of patience?

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nick_Pr
Nick_Pr
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I believe that duolingo uses American English, and in this case that would not be correct.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bedl0w
Bedl0w
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surely GOT is not obligatory in American?

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nick_Pr
Nick_Pr
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It is not, but when it is not used, "DO" is obligatory: "Do you have..." American English does not use the "have you..." construction.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Beckam12

Yes of course I have one... But only one:(

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Beckam12

Used to be 2

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jonas267840

Grandma is the same as grandmother !!! So why am i wrong

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nick_Pr
Nick_Pr
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You must have had another mistake. I always use grandma and it always accepts it.

1 month ago