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"Mr. Pérez has a cell phone."

Translation:El señor Pérez tiene un celular.

June 5, 2018

24 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KHess5

Why is it not okay to just say ¨Señor Perez tiene un celular?

June 19, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RubioRiver1

Cuz you are talking with second person about 3rd person thats why (el)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mathman1024

Thank you for that clarification. So the "el" is dropped when speaking directly to them, correct?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ClaraSanch183267

A ver esto es espñol de españa no de Latino América y cell phone en español de España es móvil


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RafaTsia

Telefono movil coudn't translate to cell phone?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AdrMark

May not. Mobile phone is better translate to "teléfono móvil" and cellphone as "Celular" or " Telefono celular"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kelly_Importa

"Telefono cellular" was not accepted, IT IS AN EXACT TRANSLATION! "Celular" is correct but not as concise.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ani447705

I can never remember when I should be putting El, it just seems so unnecessary to me :(


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rpiereck

Welcome to Latin langauges.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/celine149141

Why is it not 'tienes' ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Oliver482382

Grrr! I thought the El was there to try and catch me out. In a way it did! :(


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rlp954181

They marked "teléfono celular." wrong! That makes no sense.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Liz824612

couldn't it also be "tiene un teléfono celular"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mikayla40657

Why cant I just use telefono???


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JosephTeh

Pretty sure movil means the same thing


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/salva578712

No se dice celular se dice teléfono!!!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TonyHampto4

I said cellular and got it wrong. :(


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sheila433415

The English sentence says cell phone but the Spanish translation only says cellular please explain this. Why is un celular telefone incorrect?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bry325394

Still can’t understand why el has to be included. Does not make sense to me


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/esincelik

Why El Señor, only Señor wrong?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VL.Camacho

The "el" doesn't seem right..


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VL.Camacho

I was never taught to use the "el" like that in school

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