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"I have a lot of friends in this class."

Translation:Yo tengo muchas amigas en esta clase.

June 9, 2018

290 Comments


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

How would I know the friends are girls?

June 9, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/marcy65brown

You wouldn't.
If you used amigos and it was rejected, you have to use the Report option to bring it to their attention. It will then probably be added to the answer database.

June 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DarrenPerk2

Wondering if those who used muchos amigos also used este instead of esta. This refers to the noun clase which is feminine and should be esta regardless of the gender of the friends. I see now that was my mistake.

September 4, 2018

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

Not with me. The only "error" was my use of amigos so I have reported it.

September 25, 2018

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

Oh no I missed one. My only choice was muchas so if course it had to be amigas

September 25, 2018

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

Indeed. Cunning old Duolingo strikes again!

June 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CHRISTOPHE51961

Yes I did that. I will try next time using ESTA in the sentence but still using male endings. Yes I tried it and it works. Yo tengo muchos amigos en esta clase. Thanks.

June 30, 2019

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

Clase is feminine, so esta clase is correct. It doesn't have anything to do with 'muchas amigas' or 'muchos amigos'.

July 31, 2019

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

I used it and it was marked wrong

September 12, 2019

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

Didnt work for me

October 14, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jane333723

I had the same problem...didn't know how to report it.

September 28, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maggieshort1

I used esta and amigos it was rejected

November 19, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Robin455005

Same

January 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/don355345

Same

June 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/8O82

Hello, everyone, I hear this troubles many of you. The reason why you have this problem is simple. If you noticed, it only gave you the feminine pronoun "esta". If you put the masculine pronoun "este". The sentence would be: Yo tengo muchos amigos en este clase: but because you didn't have this option the only choice is feminine.

April 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JayMc1025

This feminine/masculine stuff is extremely difficult. I answered, "Yo tengo muchos amigos en esta clase." So, are you telling me if I would have typed, "Yo tengo muchos amigos in ESTE clase" I would have gotten it right? What if it is a class with girls and boys? How would I answer that? In the feminine?

May 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jane333723

Clase is feminine so esta is correct...doesn't matter the gender of the friends.

September 28, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JayMc1025

I answered, "Yo tengo muchos amigos en esta clase."and it still counted it wrong.

June 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mimi980853

Gracias! I used este instead of esta.

February 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/al60uk

No i used esta as it's "La clase".

May 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JayMc1025

My thought exactly!

May 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JayMc1025

No, the only thing wrong with mine was that the "friends" were feminine instead of masculine!

May 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jane333723

There was no way of knowing the gender of the friends; either muchas amigas or muchos amigos should have been correct.

September 28, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Molly750057

That's what I did. Thanks!

May 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Aida401964

Good point. I corrected to masculine "esta" and got masculine version of fiends accepted.

July 13, 2019

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

I used este still was incorrect

June 23, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Samuel821708

Yes, the esta is why the correct word is amigAs. Tricky. But good because it encourages us to pay close attention.

March 6, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

"esta" is used because they are saying "this class" and since "clase" is feminine the feminine version of "this" has to be used. Translating "a lot of friends" to Spanish can actually be either "muchas amigas" or "muchos amigos" and you would still have "en esta clase".

March 6, 2019

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

I forgot it was a feminine ending in e. Ugh

March 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jane333723

Esta is the feminine form.

September 28, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jane333723

I agree with that.

September 28, 2019

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

Thanx.

March 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ilona720

It wasn't. 11 months passed and I had the same mistake

June 4, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Katrin735754

I guess because it is muchAs, it has to be amigAs.

June 14, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sandy697641

Where is the repirt button?

July 4, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lindy173125

Done reported

September 21, 2019

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

Oops. I put "tengo muchos amigos en esta clase". This was marked right.

January 23, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pen166817

Exactly what I put and was marked wrong

March 31, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JayMc1025

Me too.

May 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jane333723

It IS right, but many of us had it marked wrong.

September 28, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EricaLeigh11

This actually is wrong. Esta is female and Este is male. If you had put muchos amigos en ESTE clase, then it should have been accepted.

June 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

It doesn't matter if the friends are male or female "clase" is feminine and it takes a a feminine adjective. "This class" is ALWAYS "esta clase"

June 17, 2019

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

Its not always the word you think that marked you wrong. I used " tengo amigos" was marked wrong, but then used esta instead of este and was now marked correct.

January 23, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Al.Echols

Without the gender of the friends how do you know?

March 22, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EliseTong3

You won't know...

July 7, 2019

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

Exactly. Am I not allowed male friends?

April 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Burnett81

I used the feminine answer, as the word "Class" is "La Clase."

June 11, 2019

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

Muchas is feminine. It hot me, too.

November 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Danielle103574

exactly!!

December 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GiGi458461

I agree. My friends are boys!

January 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cece445187

Exactly what I was thinking.

February 13, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kasia172139

Exactly

March 9, 2019

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

You don't need to. Both 'muchas amigas' or 'muchos amigos' are ok.

July 31, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RamonGomez6223W.

Amiga is usually effeminate Amigo is usually masculine. A should be girl O should be boy.

September 21, 2019

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

I did the same thing and it was rejected. I guess they don't do updates.

October 13, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lyn853386

Thats what I think too

May 11, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mine618021

Same problem

May 31, 2019

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

Exactly i got it wrong as well mucho amigos

June 23, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RamonGomez6223W.

I'm blessed to have been able to wake up speaking Spanish. Both parents both sides of the family spoke. I took Spanish in school with the premeditated assumption that I already knew the language that I would ACE the class... Long storie short, I was taught Spanish is mostly spoken in either Masculinity or feminism. Duo Lingo seems to assign gender any way it feels like.

September 21, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ClaudiaRin876139

In English you don't know as it's written. In Spanish most of the time if the word ends with '-a' it's feminine. amigA, niñA...

August 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mandy68426

Why the feminine form. How do I know this?

July 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HugoBrutus1

Why not muchos amigos

July 26, 2018

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

Even if Duolingo marks 'muchos amigos' wrong, you can rest assured, it is not.

July 30, 2018

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

We don't all get this question in the same form. When asked to translate the English phrase "I have a lot of friends in this class" there is no way to know that the friends referred to are women. So those saying that "muchas" is a "clue" are not getting the same question in the same way.

July 31, 2018

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

NeilSco, you are right, but check your translation for "this class." It should be esta clase, & many people forgot that this noun ending in "e" is feminine.

May 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JayMc1025

I used esta clase and it was counted wrong.

May 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gco541

Right!

August 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ann863062

English to Spanish - didn't accept the masculine "muchos amigos" 7/30

July 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

"muchos amigos" accepted 7/31/18

July 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Eric6098

Not mine on 8/24/18. Annoying.

August 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gco541

Not mine!

August 13, 2018

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

Not mine either 26 Sep 18

September 25, 2018

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

Oh no my mistake I had muchas so it had to be amigas

September 25, 2018

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

I originally thought that it wasn't accepted on Feb.26, 2019. Turns out that I had missed that the singular 'mucho' doesn't go with plural 'amigos'. This is the first I'd heard of this rule.

February 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Brice937893

7/31/18 it worked

July 31, 2018

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

1/9/19, it rejected "muchos amigos." I stared at it for a full minute to make sure I didn't have some other mistake. Nope, just not being psychic, apparently. Reported it.

January 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gco541

My question was in English 'I have a lot of friends' either the feminine or masculine should be accepted as long as the endings agree!

August 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GladysS.1

I used tengo instead of yo tengo and it was not accepted when I was always told yo was not necessary unless the 'I' was being emphasized

March 6, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jenniferfa738219

When the exact masculine/feminine is not indicated then the rule is to go with the masculine form

September 2, 2018

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

Muchos amigos marked wrong

September 7, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Barry181093

I used mucho amigos and esta clase and it was incorrect!

November 14, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

It might be because of "mucho". You have to use "muchoS" in your answer.

November 14, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ron77339

Jan 17, 2019 - Google translate.. I have a lot of friends in this class. = Tengo muchos amigos en esta clase. Microsoft translator... I have a lot of friends in this class. = Tengo muchos amigos en esta clase.

January 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SteveTilson7

Can't I just say Tengo and not yo Tengo

April 13, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

"Yo" is optional. You're ok with or without it.

April 13, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JayMc1025

I answered, "Yo tengo muchos amigos en esta clase." Why wasn't it accepted. This stuff is hard enough without making it harder! If the friends were supposed to be girls, there should be some way you should tell us. Geesh!

May 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/marc705769

i entered "Yo tengo muchos amigos en esta clase" and it was marked as correct. 10th August 2019.

July 10, 2019

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

Why not"Tengo muchos amigos en este clase"?

November 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Eric6098

La clase is feminine, so "esta clase"

November 11, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IdanCohen11

Why muchas and not mucha?

December 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

"amigas" is plural so it's adjective, "muchas", has to be plural also.

December 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Walker98552

Yo tengo muchos amigos en esta clase. Was accepted 12/25/18

December 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ron77339

Just rejected the same answer.

January 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MariaM70

Tengo muchos amigos en esta clase. Accepted 29th of June 2019.

June 29, 2019

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

That's so weird. I had that exact same answer, and it just rejected it. :/

January 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Walker98552

I did a copy and paste so I am sure I didn't change anything. Look for some letter that is different in the singular and plurals or "o" and "a" in the masculine - feminine parts. Otherwise, give DL a -1 and press Onward through the fog.

January 22, 2019

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

I put yo tengo muchos amigos en este clase. And it was marked wrong.

March 8, 2019

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

PhilipOrourke, Thanks for typing what you put so we can help. In your sentence, este is the masc. form of "this," so does not go with the fem. clase. Happy St. Patrick's day! (March 17, 2019)

March 18, 2019

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

PhilipOrourke, I just saw your other posts - wow! I guess at that time you didn't know that Dúo does not typically monitor the forum; it is just other learners trying to help each other. People come here first sometimes, to make sure they are right before they report a mistake or problem, then use the flag icon or report button to send info to Dúo. But it takes awhile for them to get back to you (millions of us, you know), & you need to have your settings set to receive their answers. Forum comments can come in to your email by the dozens if you check "following discussion" at the top of the comments area. ¡Buenas suerte!

March 18, 2019

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

Stupid ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ duolingo

March 8, 2019

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

At least have the balls to call me.7738174140

March 8, 2019

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

Is anyone listening or can answer at duolingo, this is ❤❤❤❤❤❤ rediculous.

March 8, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JayMc1025

It's supposed to be esta clase, like esta familia, etc.

June 29, 2019

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

❤❤❤❤❤❤ course

March 8, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/adrian839484

Spot on darren perk2 i took your advice on my second attempt and used esta instead of este with muchos amigos and it worked .gracias

April 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/8O82

Hello, everyone, I hear this troubles many of you. The reason why you have this problem is simple. If you noticed, it only gave you the feminine pronoun "esta". If you put the masculine pronoun "este". The sentence would be: Yo tengo muchos amigos en este clase: but because you didn't have this option the only choice is feminine.

April 30, 2019

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

En esta clase is a real trap. People are using este clase (which is of course wrong). Yo tengo muchos amigos en esta clase is perfectly fine and accepted.

August 8, 2019

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

this is why i dont pay premium, simple things like this..

June 5, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NicHart1

The masculine form should be accepted too!

June 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Roger936248

How do you know the gender of the friends?

June 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Roger936248

I still do not know how you determine gender. Is the speaker or friends feminine

June 20, 2019

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

Why do you make feminine gender assumptions. There are no pictures or any indication that the friends are women.

June 21, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Garrett115613

How am I supposed to know they friends are women?

June 21, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MariaM70

Tengo muchos amigos en esta clase. Correct 29th of June 2019.

June 29, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lo1j5U

Ah! Muchas is feminine! I missed that

July 14, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fenix_0

"Tengo UN MONTÓN de amigos(as) en esta clase". It should be accepted.

July 15, 2018

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

Fenix_O, Is that French?

March 18, 2019

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

Is it all in the feminine form because clase is?

July 21, 2018

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

habrannen, no, but the modifier esta has to agree with clase." Many are saying they were marked wrong for putting muchos amigos,* & if they have not overlooked another error, that would be wrong. Many said they reported it, so the moderators should look at it & fix it, if it has an error, but that sometimes takes months because there are millions of people using this Spanish app., one of the most popular of all the courses offered.

May 3, 2019

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

01.08.18 amigos not accepted

August 1, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bilos14

Muchos Amigos was marked wrong

August 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Shae65515

8/5/18 muchos amigos marked wrong

August 6, 2018

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

10th August muchos amigos marked as incorrect

August 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BeverlyLou2

When the question is asked in English, how are we to know that the answer is to be written for a female

August 12, 2018

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

Can't relate

August 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/8O82

Hello, everyone, I hear this troubles many of you. The reason why you have this problem is simple. If you noticed, it only gave you the feminine pronoun "esta". If you put the masculine pronoun "este". The sentence would be: Yo tengo muchos amigos en este clase: but because you didn't have this option the only choice is feminine.

April 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JayMc1025

What you are saying doesn't make any sense to me. It didn't GIVE us "esta". The problem said, "I have many friends in this class." How in the world would you know from that, that it means all girls?

"Clase" is feminine, is it not? For example, "la clase." I typed, "Yo tengo muchos amigos en esta clase" because "clase" is feminine. There is no way in the English language to know it should have been "muchas amigas" unless we would have been told, because we don't have feminine/masculine in the English language.

May 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DuvieCantu1

9/1/18 muchos amigos...not accepted will report it

September 1, 2018

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

Where is the gender???!! Reported. ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ you duolingo, its a guessing game!!!

September 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/chris802622

There is no clue as to the sex of the friends in this sentance. Please fix this.

October 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/8O82

Hello, everyone, I hear this troubles many of you. The reason why you have this problem is simple. If you noticed, it only gave you the feminine pronoun "esta". If you put the masculine pronoun "este". The sentence would be: Yo tengo muchos amigos en este clase: but because you didn't have this option the only choice is feminine.

April 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Darren9277

Tengo un montón de amigos en esta clase, was correct

October 7, 2018

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

Muchas, amigas and esta all need to be feminine to be correct!

October 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stella843452

Now I am unsure if I am correct because I used masculine version?? How do I report?

November 11, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maggieshort1

Why is amigos wrong????

November 19, 2018

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

Not mine

November 24, 2018

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

Los amigos should has been correct also.

November 24, 2018

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

Why do I need the yo and why not amigos?

November 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Louann436817

So I was correct..amigo if you don’t know..

December 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Adriana267881

Why is it wrong?

December 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kristin633070

12.20.18 Muchos amingos was accepted, but it flagged clase and wanted me to use sálon.

December 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jacqueline856347

I used amigos and it was rejected. How do i know the friends are girls?

December 23, 2018

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

Cant it be translated in the masculine or feminine?

December 24, 2018

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

It has to be esta even though it's masculine. yo estoy tu estes el ella usted ESTA Yo tengo muchos amigos en ESTA clase.

December 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Carole371191

How do i know when to include yo? Sometimes it suffices to just say tengo

January 6, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ron77339

You normally us "Yo" when emphasizing yourself. English example would be "I like spicy foods (but no one else here does)" or if no one has money for beer and you proudly say "I have money for beer!"

January 17, 2019

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

Why is 'amigas muchas' wrong?

January 16, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JamesMarkC1

Should be muchos amigos or no?

January 21, 2019

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

When is this going to be corrected to accept masculine and feminine genders as long as there is gender agreement?

January 23, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JamesHarri26647

Why can't the friends be male?

January 29, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Monique864918

Toune

In a class there can be both sexes and masculine sex takes it; therefore, mucho amigos is the correct answer.

January 29, 2019

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

The last time i DID get this wrong. But this time it's right but checked wrong. How I'm supposed to know the friends are female??

February 1, 2019

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

I use the masculine all the way through and it was marked wrong

February 9, 2019

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

TerryLuke, "class" is feminine.

May 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Matt984572

Yup, I just answered muchos amigos, which isn't wrong, and it says I was wrong.

February 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/joemurray38929

Male/female? Who knows?

February 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LadybugMom1

Sometimes duolingo really makes me mad

February 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JakeDanger2

This is annoying.

March 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JakeDanger2

This is annoying.

March 1, 2019

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

I wrote yo tengo muchos amigos en este clase. This is correct. And dingolingo says its wrong.

March 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

Just one word is wrong. Change "este clase" to "esta clase" and your answer is good.

March 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nicky794274

I feel like it's been being SUPER nit picky, i kepts everything with the masculine and it marked it as wrong?! Theres NO mention of a female name therefore NO REASON i could assume it to be amigAs vs amigos

March 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stolen711

Why do I have to put "Yo tengo" instead of just "Tengo"?

March 18, 2019

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

Wont let me press top square

March 24, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/reddork9

What is masculine for "class"?

March 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LinnaLi8

i used amigos este muchos. rejected

March 29, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/reddork9

Yeah and I know a lot of Spanish speakers. I teach music to Spanish kids. They say there is no feminine form for "to be". Spanish definitives are always masculine.

March 29, 2019

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

So, can't I have male friends?

April 1, 2019

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

girls or men ?

April 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cecelia493597

And "Yo tengo muchos amigos en este clase." should have been a correct answer with the feminine shown below. I have reported that my answer should have been accepted.

April 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

One word in your answer is wrong. It has to be "....en ESTA clase". Clase is feminine.

April 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IanBerry4

still not corrected

April 18, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Panaball23

Why esta not este. Is clase not masculine. Please help. Thanks

April 21, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

Clase is feminine so you have to use esta. If you use SpanishDict (app or website) it will tell you about any word you have questions about.

April 21, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cat275735

I agree. No way to know they were female! How do you use the report option?

April 25, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IanBerry4

corrected now - just in the last few days. Amigos o amigas.

April 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IanBerry4

Corrected in the last few days

April 26, 2019

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

what was the indication that friends were female?

April 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/8O82

Hello, everyone, I hear this troubles many of you. The reason why you have this problem is simple. If you noticed, it only gave you the feminine pronoun "esta". If you put the masculine pronoun "este". The sentence would be: Yo tengo muchos amigos en este clase: but because you didn't have this option the only choice is feminine.

April 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

"este clase" is wrong. Clase is feminine so to say "this class" it has to be "esta clase".

May 14, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/8O82

As I said before it only gave you the option of using esta which is the feminine pronoun of this. (the word "this")

April 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/8O82

It takes a while to find it if you are understanding.

April 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/reddork9

From the Esperanza Viva ministers who have offices and services in my Methodist church: "You don't use Shakespearean English much today, right? Esta is a kind of formal form, that nobody uses in conversation anymore."

May 3, 2019

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

When is tiene vs tengo used

May 14, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/8O82

Yo - Tengo Tu - Tienes El Ella Usted - Tiene Nosotros Nosotras - Tenemos (spain you all) Vosotros Vosotras - tenéis (not used in duolingo)Good yo know* Ellos Ellas Ustedes - Tienen

May 14, 2019

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

When is tiene vs tengo used?

May 14, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

Tengo = I have

Tiene = he/she/it has, you(formal) have

May 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lo1j5U

Tengo = I have Tiene = he, she or it

May 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tu.8zPhLpz9tD8q5

How do we know the friends are female?!!!

May 15, 2019

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

Why does this have to be feminine? What IF the speaker is a man? If the only thing I'm getting wrong is the gender, shouldn't I get credit?

May 19, 2019

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

Yo tengo muchas amigos en esta clase... Should be a viable option. It's not wrong.

May 24, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bandanaman3

Yo tengo muchos amigos en este clase. Counted wrong. Am I???

June 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

Wrong because of "este clase". It should be "esta clase" because clase is always feminine whether the friends are masculine or feminine

June 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JayMc1025

I answered, "Yo tengo muchos amigos en esta clase." It still counted it wrong. I'm going to start using the feminine on everything.

June 20, 2019

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

to the moderators, it gets a little frustrating when you are asked to translate a sentence or statement that is not specified masculine or feminine and be discredited because you translated the sentence correctly but not in the "desired" form. As a man, I have a tendency to answer in the masculine form and get it "wrong" because I did not choose the feminine form. in this particular case would "Yo tengo muchos amigos en esta clase." not also be correct? It would seem to me that "muchos amigos" would be more correct unless it is known that the class is all women. Don't mean to rant just trying to learn correctly.

June 1, 2019

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

when do i use "mucha" and "muchas". how do they differ?

June 7, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dawn959785

There are no clues in this sentence to indicate the sex of the friends, amigos o amigas

June 8, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NicoleGoff1

I said the answer was "Tengo muchos amigos en este clase" and it said it should have been "tengo muchos amigos en este curso."???? How is mine not correct?

June 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

"este" was wrong. "Clase" is feminine so to say "this class" it's always "esta clase".

June 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JayMc1025

Even that doesn't make it correct. I answered, "Yo tengo muchos amigos en esta clase." and it counted it wrong.

June 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

If what you submitted was "yo tengo muchos amigos en esta clase" and it was rejected you should report it because it IS correct and I have successfully used it

June 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/oQ7Xkew5

How do we know they are all girls

June 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Roger936248

How do you know their genders. Male, female, both?

June 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Phoof0629VPR

Wouldn't this be the way I'd say the idea of the sentence if there were only girls in the entire school, thus all my friends in the class would HAVE to be amigas (feminine, plural)?

June 16, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Phoof0629VPR

I don't see why "Yo tengo muchos amigos en esta clase" cannot also be correct, if it is a class where there only ARE boys, so that would be the only truthful statement I could make. Ditto on my earlier "muchas amigas" about only girl friends could possibly also be correct. Couldn't it? If not, why not?

June 16, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JasmineBEL49851

I know which sentence is correct but again How DOES the. Blue light reach the correct sentence???????

June 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JasmineBEL49851

Luck I reckon

June 17, 2019

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

It does not say if it is female friend or male!!!!

June 19, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TGlass2

Yes how would you know if the friends were male or female?

June 21, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zane381566

Correct me if I'm wrong, but i thought spanish always defers masculine, so if i had 10 friends that are girls and only 1 friend that's a boy, then it would still be amigos. If I had only friends that are girls then it would be amigas. Since most people have friends that are both boys and girls (or are like me and have no friends), then it should be amigos.

June 22, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Greg851572

I was correct if my friends are male. Please fix

June 25, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bobbyray16

gender ? not a hint

June 25, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bobbyray16

guess ,adivina

June 27, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Albert403716

Totally agree with previous statement. Fix the program, HOMBRES!!

June 29, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PaulCullen11

I wrote yo tengo muchos amigos en este clase why is it wrong?

June 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

"Clase" is feminine so whether it's "muchos amigos" or "muchas amigas" it is ALWAYS "esta clase"

June 30, 2019

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

Why can't I do the male form for friends???

July 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JasmineBEL49851

How should I choose whether these players are male or female, please?

July 3, 2019

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

I too am wondering how the heck do I know I´d referring to a class for for women only?

July 12, 2019

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

doesn't appear to have been corrected I used muchos amigos today 17/06/2019

July 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CTbPW3

There isn't any words in this sentence that makes me believe the friends are girls. Actually, "amigos" and "amigas" should be correct. What's up?!

July 18, 2019

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

I wrote 'clase' and it showed me that it should be 'curso' instead of 'clase'.

July 18, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AdarshBhas1

Is it esta clase because clase is feminine or is it because the friends are feminine.

July 19, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

"Esta" has to be feminine because it tells which class, this class, and clase is feminine. If the friends are boys it's still "esta clase".

July 19, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rosa570133

I typed "yo tengo muchos amigos en este clase". My answer was rejected because it has "curso" as class. Very confused

July 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

Your answer was rejected because you have "este clase". Clase is always feminine so you have to use "esta clase"

July 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/J-Dusa

I said "Tengo muchas amigas en este clase." They told me I was wrong. Why?? SO confused, rn

July 22, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

"this class" is ALWAYS "esta clase" because clase is feminine

July 22, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Diana371857

Clase is coming up as wrong- wth?

July 23, 2019

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

Although I realise I have made a mistake, this is another example of a misleading answer. The gender should be assumed to be masculine unless told otherwise. This is getting very frustrating, can this not be corrected?

July 24, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AdrianaPer263339

Did not accept "este clase", says correct form is "este curso".

July 28, 2019

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

esta clase or este curso, both are ok.

August 8, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KarlStrick1

there is no indication of male or female!

July 29, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MelanieJoh982463

Mine said curso instead of clase

July 30, 2019

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

how do i know if the friends are male or female

August 1, 2019

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

why is this wrong

August 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/connie339050

I put amigos because there wasn't a gender of the friends and it was rejected. Why?

August 2, 2019

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

We need a qualified Spanish teacher to guide us in this comment section. We are all just guessing what's right, and that doesn't help us move on, does it? So PLEASE PLEASE Duo-Lingo, put the opinion of an LANGUAGE EXPERT in this section.

August 2, 2019

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

Duo-Lingo MUST put the Language Expert's opinion here. Otherwise we all are guessing the answer. That doesn't help us move on!

August 2, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Batuhan310

"Yo tengo muchas amigas esta en clase" is why wrong ? Someone can explain to me ?

August 2, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

Wrong because of "...esta en clase". It has to be "....en esta clase". Word order matters in this situation.

August 19, 2019

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

How are we to know which gender you want?

August 6, 2019

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

Where is the REPORT button?

August 8, 2019

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

Yo tengo muchOs amigOs en esta clase marked correct and Dúo provided another translation(alternative)also correct --Yo tengo muchAs amigAs en esta clase. Clase is feminine so must be estA. Hope that helps.

August 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GaryHurt1

How would you know it was male or female you're speaking of here?

August 11, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dan272649

Can also be Muchos amigos ..was not corrected yet..

August 19, 2019

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

How are we to know male or female ?

August 21, 2019

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

The gender of the friends is not specified.

August 22, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TomHester1

Friends do not have to be feminine.

August 23, 2019

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

can you explain why friends are feminine? If this a rule let me know

August 23, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NICKTHEGRE974754

My answer matches the answer from Duolingo yet it is wrong

August 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ShannonRob318785

well one year after the first comment no change to the problem. Glad all of you bothered to report it so that the program would be fixed!

August 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jordan330399

I was counted wrong for using masculine instead of feminine. They should both be accepted

August 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jzyl9M

I answered "Yo tengo muchos amigos en este clase", but I got it wrong because I didn't use feminine terms. What if my friends were guys though?

August 31, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

Your friends can all be guys but "clase"(class) always remains feminine so "this class" is always "estA clase"

August 31, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BettyRich3

How can we tell whether the sentence is about male or female subjects? It is frustrating to get it so often.

September 4, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ed3001

Sexist

September 5, 2019

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

How do I tell when the sentence is masculine or feminine before it marked incorrect?

September 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Di_isGR8

Why would this be counted wrong if I used the male for friends? Looks like this was reported over a year ago and it still counted me wrong.

September 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Agnieszka694822

How would I know the friends are girls???

September 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnupamaCha12

Where does it say it was only females friends. " Amigas". "My friends" could be implying any gender. How are we to know what gwnder YOU want. And how can you not accept the other perfect answer? "Amigos."

September 19, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Carole943438

How would I know the friends were girls????

September 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RamonGomez6223W.

Yo tengo MUCHAS AMIGAS en ESTA (AAAAAAAA FEMINIST>AO< WTF..?

September 21, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andrew697679

This no context on gender failure for these questions is making it extremely difficult to learn!

September 27, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jane333723

I translated in the masculine form, but duo said it was wrong...gave me the feminine form.

September 28, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mike105890

My answer was: Tengo muchos amigos en este clase. This is incorrect according to the program. Can someone explain where I made my mistake? Thanks

September 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

"clase" is feminine so "this class" is always "esta clase"

September 30, 2019

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

It is a full year later and the feminine muchas y amigas is still not being accepted!!! Not understanding

October 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MonicaFrie6

Why is this "amigas" vs. "amigos"? What indicates that it is girls/feminine?

October 5, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mady720251

the english version does NOT SPECIFY GENDER, IT COULD BE EITHER MALE OR FEMALE

October 11, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ali453750

Why do I need to out Yo in front of tengo?

October 12, 2019

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

The gender is not mentioned.

October 13, 2019

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

The gender is not known

October 13, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeFranci17

How do we know if masculine or feminine. Also typed correctly and answer incorrect

October 13, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RamonGomez6223W.

I was taught in Spanish class in high school, masculine form usually ended with an O at end of ie. Question, statements, directives and effeminate ended with an A example muchacha slang for girl muchacho slang for a boy. Some times it seems like duo lingo refuses to assign gender. It's pretty confusing example you say, good day BuenOs dias , and good night,you say BuenAs noches. It can be trippy. Good luck.

October 14, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeFranci17

Gave right answer got rejected...against

October 14, 2019

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

Yo tengo muchos amigos en este clase.

Is my sentence wrong?

November 7, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mikeylee48

"esta clase" not "este clase".

November 7, 2018

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

This is ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ pissing me off, im right and they mark it wrong.

March 8, 2019

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

Stupidass duolingo

March 8, 2019

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

I want to know what is wrong with my ❤❤❤❤❤❤ answer.

March 8, 2019

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

I want to know why this ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ wrong

March 8, 2019

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

Why can't we get in contact with anyone at duoling, this is ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ outrages.

March 8, 2019

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

"Eu tenho muitos amigos nessa classe" is wrong? Wtf

May 25, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JayMc1025

It seems like I ran across this same kind of issue a few lessons back. I think I'll start answering all of the lessons like this with the feminine. Maybe they'll be counted right then. I think Duo has a thing for girls! LOL

May 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Erica.Marie

Mine was actually wrong because it said the correct answer was este curso, not este clase

September 1, 2019

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

Why is "Yo tengo muchos amigos en este clase" wrong. Its either all masculine or all feminine. Why is it forced to the feminine?

May 31, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jane333723

Clase is a feminine word regardless of amigos, so it takes a feminine pronoun - esta rather than este.

October 11, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RamonGomez6223W.

It's a trip, Spanish is a masculine language

October 14, 2019
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