"I want to pay in dollars, please."

Translation:Quiero pagar con dólares, por favor.

7 months ago

19 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/danhuth6

I entered "I want to pay in dollars, please" at SpanishDict.com; the translation it gave was "Quiero pagar en dólares, por favor." Then I entered "I want to pay with dollars, please" and received the translation proffered at the top of this discussion as correct.

I believe that "Quiero pagar en dólares, por favor" is correct. Anyone agree?

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hazel.walker

Yes I do. I put en first time around.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MichaelMcN359580

Yes, I agree!

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Aggeliki78

"Quiero pagar EN dólares, por favor" "Quiero pagar CON dólares, por favor" Although not a translation word-by-word, the first feels correct to me. The second could be perceived as "I want to pay WITH dollars" ie "I 'll exchange that for dollars" (or rocks or whatever), meaning money in general, not which country's money. I don't know if I'm clear enough. Thanks!

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TyCZ9L

Couldn't agree with you more.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jannath2
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Why can't you say "Quiero pagar en dólares, por favor."

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jamesatemple

Good question, Jannath! I've missed this same translation TWICE! I guess I'm just getting too old to remember stuff.

6 months ago

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

After seeing DL translation, I agree that "con" is better suited. In any case, I also replied "en" and am curious to know if it is correct or not...

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CholemariS

why not yo quiero?

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Danielconcasco
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The "yo" is redundant and often dropped. It's better to get in the habit of forming the sentence the way the language is actually used.

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mikeg7820000

I absolutely agree. En dolares is the correct solution after asking native Spanish speakers.

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Danielconcasco
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A correct solution, not the correct solution. :)

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Angie62922

Checking answers it shows "en " as an acceptable response?

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Luna_Tik

"Quiero pagar en dolores por favor" marked incorrect 1/6/19

1 month ago

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

Check the word "dolores"...

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Angie62922

Totally agree the word "en" should be acceptable

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Angie62922

"Con" " paying with dollars"?

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bobbybluehorse
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¿Por qué no "en dólares"?

3 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KeySmith410

Can someone explain the difference between "Quiero pagar con dolares" and "Quiero paga en dolares". If there is any at all

3 weeks ago
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