Translation:Ellos le dan mil pesos al mesero.
Why do we need "le" in this sentence?
There's a rule, but I can't remember what it is. I also got this wrong. Does anyone know the grammatical rule for the "le"?
Shouldn't the "one thousand pesos" be translated into Spanish as "1 mil pesos" or "un mil pesos"?
You don't need the one for thousand, but you do for two! dos mil.
This is quite a useful Spanish numbers resource:
Thank you very kindly for the information and the source.. At 77 years old, I am struggling to learn Spanish but the process does keep me working what mind I have left.
Is the contraction 'al' compulsory? I used 'a el' and it was marked incorrect.
Yes. "del" and "al" are about the only contractions, but it is required.