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"El niño va a la tienda con dieciocho pesos."

Translation:The boy is going to the store with eighteen pesos.

3 months ago

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/ekihoo

...for to get a lollipop?

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Barry527413

When I took Spanish in High School more than fifty years ago I was taught that eighteen in Spanish is "diez y ocho". So I'm confused to find out that it's "dieciocho". Can someone please explain? Are both ways of saying eighteen (and other such numbers) correct?

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MichaelBell0

I recall seeing diez y ocho or something similar as a restaurant name somewhere but I think the number is always dieciocho, at least in Spain.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DevNull.PT

There are others referring the same on other DL posts... so, I am not sure if this is a regional thing or just language evolution.

3 weeks ago