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"¿Tienes ocho o nueve flores?"

Translation:Do you have eight or nine flowers?

5 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/dougconnah

I started to be a smart-aleck and write "Do you have eight or nine shower heads?" but thought better of it and chickened out.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nadavslotky

The English translation sounds a little weird... Does the sentence mean "Do you have eight flowers or (is it) nine?"

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Turgidtom

to me translation does fine without "is it"

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dianedew
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How was I to know that was a question? I got it right but I did not take it as a question.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Fluent2B

Uh oh, you only get seven flowers.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rocko2012
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You can file report and tell them to make it sound more like a question.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/aidan8
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can the spanish text be turned off? how?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dianedew
dianedew
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I'll do that if I see the sentence again.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/stereolame
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I said "do you have 8 or 9 flowers?" and it marked "do" as wrong. really?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JazminG

I doubt it was "do" that you got dinged for. Duo does not like when you don't write the numbers out and use characters instead.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dmartinyoung

They must be working to make it more accepting, as it allowed my use of numerals just now.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/T0L4
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I always ask myself about the storys behind the examples. Maybe this time two people together (or more) want to bring as many flowers as the birthday-kid gets old? Or everyone at the stagw got flowers after the play for their performance and now they exchange about the amount? What do you guys think?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/UraMessJess

What a weirdly specific question

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lital_Bar
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Why is "Do you have eight flowers or nine?" Not accepted?

1 year ago