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"¿Cuánto cuesta el kilo de tomates?"

Translation:How much does the kilo of tomatoes cost?

2 months ago

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/mijiturka
mijiturka
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Is it just me or is this more natural as "How much does a kilo of tomatoes cost" in English?

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/suneman

I thought the same! This seems to be a direct translation not taking into account that you say the same thing slightly different in English and Spanish..

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mark.brown01

This is frustrating because sometimes the direct translation is incorrect, but in instances like this it's the only correct answer. There needs to be consistency. Even Google Translate gives you "a kilo of tomatoes."

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/spiceyokooko
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I think it's a valid sentence, it depends on context.

If you haven't yet bought your kilo of tomatoes, How much does a kilo... would probably be relevant. If you'd already bought it and were checking your receipt, you might ask 'How much does the kilo of...

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/OlofSanner
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In that case it would sound much better with 'that kilo of...'.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Evan360534

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1 month ago