"The cheese is in the refrigerator."

Translation:El queso está en el refrigerador.

5 months ago

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/peter.yaco

Why esta?

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/debegw
debegw
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Está..because of the "location" of the cheese..(I'm sure someone else will explain it better): )

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TwistedFork

I just learned this as well. My take on it is the cheese is in the fridge now, but not for ever. So we use está because at some point the cheese won't be in the fridge. Am I right?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dugggg
Dugggg
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No, as debegw mentioned, estar is always used for locations. La luz está en el refrigerador also---and it's there permanently.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AdrianM.Na

"El queso es en el refrigerador" can't be correct because?

1 month ago
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