"I want to pay in dollars, please."

Translation:Quiero pagar con dólares, por favor.

4 months ago

12 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Jannath2
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Why can't you say "Quiero pagar en dólares, por favor."

3 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.

2 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...

1 month ago

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?

2 months ago

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

Yes I do. I put en first time around.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MichaelMcN359580

Yes, I agree!

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CholemariS

why not yo quiero?

4 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.

4 months ago

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

True but, it is optional and thus not incorrect (CholemariS question suggests that it was marked incorrect).

1 month ago

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

"Quiero" vs "Yo quiero"... the first expresses your desire while the latter tends to be perceived as a demand.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jane254678

That is very interesting. How do you know this? Are you a native speaker of Spanish? If so, what country are you from?

2 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mikeg7820000

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

1 month ago
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