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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chi82

"És uma mulher."

May 12, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chi82

Can mulher mean lady as well as woman? As I was marked incorrect for using lady.


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

Lady is translated as senhora, dama, fidalga. Woman would be just mulher


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

I wrote She is a woman. Why is incorrect? My native language is spanish, I cannot understand the answer porposed.

Thks!


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

So,unfortunately, your Spanish couldnt help you.. :(. SPANISH: Tú eres una mujer / ella es una mujer // PORTUGUESE: Tu es uma mulher / ela é uma mulher... (did you see why you had to use "you", not "she"?)


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

You are right! Thks for your prompt response.

I love doulingo. Pura Vida! (From Costa Rica)


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

It's a waste of time to teach the "tu" form of verbs. It's only used in certain regions, and you can easily get by without it.

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