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"The students can't find their pens."

Translation:Los estudiantes no encuentran sus bolĂ­grafos.

3 months ago

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/TheEradicator

Shouldn't the translation be "The students don't find their pens."? I don't see poder here.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Swanee11

I used, "Los estudiantes no pueden encontrar a sus boligrafos." Please tell me why that's wrong, DL.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/VJ-K
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You don't need an "a" as that would translate to 'The students can't find to their pens'. You only use a personal 'a' when the DO is a person or a pet. Los estudiantes no pueden encontrar sus boligrafos is accepted.

2 months ago