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"Es un continente."

Translation:It is a continent.

May 2, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HoangVinhThang
  • dijo Cristobal Colon circa 1492

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jasonpenguin888

are you talking about the galapagos islands?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Marilynls

Container was one of the clues it gave. I said 'it is a container.' It counted me wrong.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Melita2

For the nth time, the clues are suggestions and you must choose the right one. We are in the "places" category, so continent is a place whereas container is not.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RyagonIV

It's not always obvious in which section you're currently answering questions. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jasonpenguin888

where are the clues, or did you make them up?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RyagonIV

They're referring to the mouseover hints. If a word in an exercise has a dotted line under it, you can move your cursor onto it, or tap that word if you're on mobile. Then a list of possible translations of that word will pop up.

Be aware though, those are only suggestions and not every possible meaning is going to fit everywhere.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jasonpenguin888

where are the hints


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RyagonIV

As I say: you can place your cursor on any word with a dotted line under it, and a list with possible translations will pop up. If you're on mobile, tap on those words.

You should be able to do this with the sentence at the top of this page.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jasonpenguin888

Ok, but why can't you do it on the tests


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JeffSlater2

Estoy incontinente.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OpalSh

What is a continente?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RyagonIV

A continent is a large land mass, like Africa, or North America. Definitions may vary.

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