"Dear friends, what do you want to do today?"

Translation:Queridos amigos, ¿qué quieren hacer ustedes hoy?

3 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/JaneWobbly
JaneWobbly
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It needs to be reported then. Even though vosotros is only used in Spain, it’s important to learn the regional variations.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Rick392366
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Yes, I reported it.
I think it's lame that the "vosotros" form is not accepted.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JaneWobbly
JaneWobbly
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If they are your friends, you could also say queréis. This is only in Spain though

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Rick392366
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You used the vosotros/vosotras form "queréis" instead of the ellos/ellas/ustedes form "quieren".

as expected....It's not accepted by Duolingo.....
It's not allowed to use the "vosotros" form.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/alezzzix
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It's not that vosotros is not allowed, it's simply not included in the system yet, just report it and move on.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Swanee11

DL suggested quereis but nailed me for omitting ustedes. Is ustedes necessary?

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/alezzzix
alezzzix
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No, it should be left out completely.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Gato-Gordo
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If the subject is 'dear friends' then the correct answer should be the vosotros form quereis, not the ustedes form quieren.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/alezzzix
alezzzix
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Both are correct.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/b05aplmun.ca
b05aplmun.ca
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In Latin American Spanish, "vosotros" is essentially extinct and "ustedes" is used as the plural for both "tú" and "usted." Duolingo is based on Latin American Spanish, so you would not expect "vosotros" in "official" answers.

Duolingo will, however, usually accept "vosotros." If it fails to do so, double check that the grammar and spelling in your answer is correct and then report it, using the button in the lower left. If the course contributors agree that the sentence is correct, they will (eventually) add it as an alternate answer.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/j1nt3
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the answer they gave me makes no sense. Queridos amigos, ¿qué uds. quieren hacer hoy? what is uds.?

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ChicoMalo2

ustedes I think

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/b05aplmun.ca
b05aplmun.ca
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Yes.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/alezzzix
alezzzix
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Yes, but it should be written with a capital 'u' (Uds.).

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PiaKonstmann
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Is this a formal way, when using ustedes, or a normal informal way to speak among ones, not just friends, but dear friends? I would like if Duo sometimes could present two correct answers, especially when there is a formal and an informal way to say the exact same sentence. An informal way to talk to your friends, teachers, doctors, politicians, presidents, etc. and then the formal way to address the royal family.
But how often do we actually talk to royals? :D
At least, they are not among my dear friends... ;)

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jan386126

I wrote it exactly the way duo says is correct, but duo said my answer was wrong???

2 weeks ago
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