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"Él me escribe un libro."

Translation:He writes me a book.

5 years ago

14 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/SaulM

Is, he writes a book to me, incorrect?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/behnam

Maybe "He writes a book for me"?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/attanatta
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Yes, I think it should accept that. "He writes me a book" is the more casual form of "He writes a book for me," so they're both valid translations for "Él me escribe un libro."

I was counted wrong for this response, and I have reported it to Duolingo. We need more people to report it if we want it to change.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Keebs82
Keebs82
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"He writes me a book."

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/a1b3rt_e

What does it mean to "write me a book"?

I answered " He writes a book for me" but it was marked incorrect.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/attanatta
attanatta
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I was counted wrong for the same response...I'm reporting it.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/antonywgtn

What a weird statement

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hleaker

this is not good English

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ZakariaE2

What does he do up at that cabin every year?
"He writes me a book" It's a fine sentence. It just depends on the context.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sandust
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I only wanted a little love poem. Instead, he writes me a book!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JohnPaulBi1

"He writes me a book" This is something that spanish people sometime say when speaking to me. Write me, call me, Where i would say, "He is writing a book for me", or "She wrote a book for me" I think this way of using "me" in english is not something I hear often.
Interesting topic for discussion.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/janway

They are still marking "He writes a book to me" as wrong. Obviously they do not speak native British English.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Chastulik53

He writes a book for me?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BUaI41fq

'He is writing a book for me' sounds better.

10 months ago