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"¿Por qué no vemos la tele?"

Translation:Why don't we watch TV?

2 months ago

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/BoredWithDuoNow

Is this a suggestion to watch the telly? I know English can use a sentence like this for that purpose but what about Spanish? The imperative would be 'veamos la tele'.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/J_Micah

I think it translates to let's watch. My question is why ver instead of mirar?

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/katevgrimes

Ver la tele is a fixed expression. Mirar is actually to look at so it doesn’t make sense

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Cruzah
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In previous skills i remember Duolingo wanted "mirar" not "ver" for "watching" television. hence the confusion.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/katevgrimes

it could be a suggestion to watch tv or somebody asking why everyone else watches tv but we don't type of thing :)

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/alezzzix
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It's just asking about the reason why, it's not a suggestion.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BrunoAnger

Ver y mirar es lo mismo, a veces Ver se considera de manera más profunda

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Craig877964

¡Porqúe tengo que estudiar, Duo!

2 days ago