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"Do you want to go shopping today?"

Translation:┬┐Quieres ir de compras hoy?

2 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Deja396185

Why is the "de" there?

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DanD_8
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In Spanish, "ir de compras" is a phrase and it's quite common.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Donald798622

Is it wrong to omit te "de"? I assume people would understand and excuse my bad Spanish.

2 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nancy783127

I wrote ir a comprar, and it was accepted. Is there a difference?

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DavidMoore622957

I think that's a little more word-for-word. My sense is that ir de compras or hacer la compra are much more idiomatic. So, to speak more like a native, you probably want to use one of those phrases. However, what you wrote is a very common way to express a "go verbing" phrase.

2 weeks ago