"Usted no me ayuda."

Translation:You do not help me.

5 years ago

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/sunrises
sunrises
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I wrote "You are not helping me." It was marked wrong. If I want to say "You are not helping me," what different Spanish words should I use?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/droma
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you should report it. it is correct also. Duolingo is not consistent as it will sometimes accept this construction and sometimes not.

You can also say:

Usted no me está ayudando.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sparrowtree

I did the same. Any answers?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AristocratFairy

"You are not helping me" is «Usted no me está ayudando» or «Tú/vos no me estás ayudando»

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sunrises
sunrises
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Gracias. Usted me está ayudando.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/elitexemnas

Why don't we need to say "a me ayuda" or something similar? When does one use the personal "A"?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Iago
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Not before a clitic (e.g. me, te, se).

It would go before "mí" as in "Usted no me ayuda a mí" but the "a mí" is superfluous in this case as we already have that info from "me".

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AdamKrause2

Is it also correct to just say " no me ayuda"? The usted is just there for clarification/emphasis, right?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/george75305

You are no help to me is just as correct.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/yayni

This is a statement, could it also be a command?

8 months ago
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