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"Yo estoy comiendo en el café."

Translation:I am eating at the cafe.

3 months ago

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/jamesatemple

Apparently, there are some "bugs" yet to be worked out in the new, supersized Duolingo program. I translated the Spanish sentence as "I am eating in the cafe." The computer generated response gave me credit for a correct answer but cautioned me to "Pay attention to the accents: I am eating in the café."

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/paulmexicodf

ah yes, the difference between cafe and café in english is usually about 50 dollars

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jamesatemple

Heh, heh! Thank you, Paul, for making this old man laugh!

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EmmaMitche89062

I don't get it, James. "Café" is correct.

1 month ago

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Cafe is the correct word in English and is a shortening of the word cafeteria. Café is an alternative and comes from the French.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Eleanor427645

I had the "cafe vs café" issue. Very annoying when I'm trying to skip through a lesson I already know and can't get more than three wrong.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EmmaMitche89062

I must be very stupid. What's the issue? The word is always "café". We all know that, so why is it news? I leave off punctuation when I am trying to get through more quickly as well btw. So long as I know the right answer, and Duo will tell me anyway (hopefully).

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Roger654478

I am eating in the cafeteria was marked wrong!

1 week ago