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"She has two classes on Tuesday."

Translation:Ella tiene dos clases el martes.

3 months ago

9 Comments


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Why don't we say en Martes?

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nick_Pr
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In Spanish, they use "el" with days for "on."

So "el martes" would be "on Tuesday," and "los martes" would be "on Tuesdays" (i.e. every Tuesday).

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EugeneTiffany

Right. It's a Spanish thing. And this kind of thing tosses Decoders who like word-for-word exchanges for a loop. They don't get it! They just sit there and scream in pain. "No! No! No! That can't be right!"

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NotThatKate

I dig your snark, ET.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FlorenceDA344253

Nick answered my question. Thanks

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/XiEWwXyc

how can you tell to use "en" or " el "for the word "on"

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nick_Pr
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for days, use "el" for items physically on other things, us "en" (or "sobre")

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FlorenceDA344253

Why is the translation “el martes?” I thought “el” without an accent is the.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/XiEWwXyc

Sorry but thanks to all, I read answers after I posted. I was in a hurry.

2 weeks ago