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"The supermarket is open today."

Translation:El supermercado está abierto hoy.

1 month ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Ray32442

"is open?" Must be está? Can't be "es"?

1 month ago

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No, it can not be "es", it is wrong.

1 month ago

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Ray, open is a readily changeable condition. It can change from open to closed, and back again, on a regular basis. Estar is usually used for these conditions, such as clean/dirty, well/sick, happy/sad, empty/full, etc.

Ser is usually used for describing the store's normal characteristics and qualities: es grande, es nuevo, es blanco, etc.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Andy743190

Wbu is this abeirto? Surely its the he/she/it conjugation?

1 month ago

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No, it is the participle.

1 month ago