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"It is worse for him."

5 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Saiton

I wrote "Es mas mal para él" because i blacked out a little bit and understood that when something is better or worse you use the word mal. And in this case i guess this sounds something like "It's more bad for him" Is it wrong or is "worse" just lucky enough to have it's own word?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Iago
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Worse and better have their own words :) Peor and mejor (also can mean worst and best).

Menor and mayor are similar, and mean "younger" and "older" when referring to people, e.g. mi hermana mayor, my big sister.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Monolithic

The short explaination I got for "para" and "por" was that por is for a reason and para is for a purpose... So following those rules it would be por, would it not? I got it wrong, so I must be missing something here.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/laujason

I used por here too.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/percyflage

I have given up on "para" and "por" fpr the moment. "para" seems to be used more often, so I nearly always put that. It's working pretty well. I will have a good go at this confusing pair at some point, when I get irritated enough!

5 years ago