"Sí, la biblioteca está cerca."

Translation:Yes, the library is close.

5 months ago

13 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Charles657605

Yes the library is near by sounds better

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RichardWallace0

"Yes, the library is nearby" - accepted 10th July 2018

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LawrenceHo538828

¿Why está and not es? The library is should be fairly permanent in its location and you would not refer to it as being close unless you are (relatively) nearby.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nibu8
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Walk a mile away, now its not that close by. So estas..

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TheArtOfFHP

Thanks so much for this explanation! All now makes sense!

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sousquark
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Location generally uses “está”. Maybe “es” if it was close to you heart (a permanent thing), “está” if it is only close for the time being.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TheArtOfFHP

Thanks so much for this explanation! All now makes sense!

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ShrinathArolkar
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Because this statement tells us how close we are to the library which is temporary. So it is está not es.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nick_Pr
Nick_Pr
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the permanent/temporary thing only works for feelings/characteristics. Location = estar.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Pa0ON5
Pa0ON5
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Aquí hay un error. La palabra cerca en realidad es cerrada para que sea closed

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Pa0ON5
Pa0ON5
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Perdón me he confundido está OK

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JKtoTheJones

I caught a typo. It should be "Yes, the library is closed" you forgot the d

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/marcy65brown
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.....está cerca = is close (nearby)
.....está cerrada = is closed

5 months ago
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