"Tú me ayudas muy a menudo."

Translation:You help me very often.

4 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Dugggg
Dugggg
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  • often = a menudo
  • a lot = mucho
  • very often ≠ mucho
  • very often = quite often = muy a menudo
2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mstanding

"very often" is super awkward. Should be "quite often. "

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El_Scoobo
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I find your suggestion not just quite different, but very different. €÷)

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dugggg
Dugggg
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Or quite super different.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ekihoo

So, there is only one question: What is "very often" ? Can I have it in English, please! These are the problems here 1: "a veces" = sometimes, but it doesn't always fit well, so I've tried ' at times' and it's been accepted, at times. 2: "a menudo" = often, but could it be 'from time to time' / 'quite often' / 'pretty often' / 'really often' ...

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/robertasmi12

This is a silly question in English.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ConnieHayd

"I just don't think you help me very often" sounds natural so I tried, "Very often you help me." To me that sounds a little more natural but it was rejected. Any opinions? Gracias!

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MichaelBell0

I agree. I tried 'you are often a lot of help' but that was rejected as well.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jared525020

I said a menudo to a girl who only speaks spanish and she had no idea what i was saying... it was embarrassing, is there another wkrd or phrase for "often" that i could use in place of a menudo to avoid this type of situation again?

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dugggg
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I'm sorry that happened to you. But a menudo really is the right way to say it.

Did you by chance ask "How often" as Cómo a menudo? They don't like that! Most Spanish girls insist upon Con qué frecuencia or Cuántas veces.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/waynefinley3

You help me very often - is not natural. You often help me - is more natural.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JonDankwor

'Very often' does not exist. Often is an absolute measurement. It either is or isn't. Much like adding more than one very (as in very, very often). Wrong.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dugggg
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I think it's in the eye of the beholder. Para mí, if someone goes to McDonald's several times a week, that's often. If he goes every single day, that's very often! More often than just often lol.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JonDankwor

Lol, in the eye of the beholder?? Language doesn't work like that. Yes, it's widely accepted, but wrong (whether you believe so or not)

2 months ago
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