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"¿Vas a estar en tu casa mañana?"

Translation:Are you going to be at your house tomorrow?

April 5, 2013



Is it me, or is there no interrogative inflection in this pronunciation at all?


In spanish sometimes you don't need any interrogative inflection, just change the tone of the sentence like a question if it's spoken or put the question marks if it's written


It may seem like a slightly odd way to ask the question, but I'm wondering why this isn't accepted: "You're going to be at your house tomorrow?"


It isn't odd.... It is a perfectly acceptable way to ask a question


Your preposed solution requires an auxillary verb at the start (in this case "Are") which makes it a 'proper' question.


Is it incorrect to translate "estar" with "stay"? Duolingo marked that as an error, although even the suggestion said that "estar" can be translated with "stay".


To Stay is more like "quedar" and not "estar"


To expand on what rmcgwn said, the version with "stay" would be:

«¿Te vas a estar en tu casa mañana?» Notice the addition of "te" to make it reflexive.


i think with stay it traslates as "¿te vas a quedar en tu casa mañana? "


Si, asi se traduciría


Está correto. It should be also considered correct.


I believe "to stay" is estarse. Therefore it would have to be estarte or te estás.

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Why not "estás" here?


You already have the conjugated verb "vas" (for ) so you don't need to conjugate the other verb (estar). It's always "(Tú) vas a estar", "(Tú) vas a dormir", "(Tú) vas a comer", "(Tú) vas a estudiar", etc.


Because estás is present tense and the question ask about future, so you need "estar" instead of "estás"


Why can't "You are going to stay in your house tomorrow?" be?


Becaus estar means "to be"


Don't know. I reported it because technically they are different but have the exact same meaning in English.


No. To stay in your house is to be there all day and not leave. To be in your house implies that you'll be there at some point tomorrow.


I agree with Arthur and Jimmy. I also put this, was marked incorrect, and reported it. Saying "you are going to stay in your house tomorrow?" is often used as a half-question, as if the speaker already thinks that the person will stay in their house tomorrow. However, it depends on the tone of voice. The more inquisitive it sounds, the more the asker is less certain of the answer, and vice versa.


I didn't try it, but would "Are you going to be home tomorrow?" be correct, or is there another way to say that?


Are you going to be at home tomorrow? Yes, is correct also to say in this case


“Are you going to be home tomorrow?” is the simplest way to say this Spanish sentence in English, and this is an accepted translation.


Yeah, that's right, but don't forget the question mark ;)


Same as "are you going to be in your house tomorrow?" Should have worked.


I guess 'at your house' is bit too wordwise. My version was Are you going to be at your place tomorrow? which I think is also ok, but marked as an error


No interrogative tone and I swear I hear es, which of course makes no sense!


why is a before estar in this sentence?


''are you going to be at your house tommorrw'' i got this wrong normally duolingo corrects misspelled words don't do this...


Why is it estar and not esta?


Woow, I put "Are you gonna be at home tomorrow" and I failed. Too colloquial, huh?


Lol I got it wrong because I said "gonna" instead of "going to"


Lol i wrote vas a estaren tu casa manana ✅got accepted


Who agrees that 'Select the missing word' is the hardest thing to do correct on Duolingo? The list with probabilities is always long and you have no help functions.


Y estar instead of está?


I did this lesson a while ago, but i completely forgot how to do it. Can anyone explain this concept to me?


Why is it "a estar"? Doesn't estar mean to be?


Yes, estar does mean to be. But, the phrasal future tense is formed by using conjugation of "ir" and adding "a" + verb infinitive. (Yo) Voy a estar = I am going to be (or Am I going to be?) (Tù) Vas a estar = You are going to be (or Are you going to be?) (Él) Va a nadar = He is going to swim (or Is he going to swim?) (Nosotros) Vamos a dormir = We are going to sleep (or Are we...) (Ellas) Van a correr = They are going to run (or Are they going...)

[If you scroll down on the main page, this set of lessons has an explanation of the phrasal future tense.]


Are you going to stay home tomorrow. Should be acceptable


She mumbles the "vas a estar" so it sounds like 'vas estar'. I know it's wrong but it gets me every time

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