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Spanish: "Botas" in Words

There is some problem in translation, check my screenshot:

http://www.kacper.kwapisz.eu/x/duolingo-botas-vocab.png

October 16, 2014

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/davidcwalls

Do you mean in the way that the plural noun of "bota" and the second person singular of "botar" are sort of mixed up together in a single item in your vocab list?

October 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/KacperKwapisz

Yes. Especially the right section is not true.

botas (Feminine)

TRANSLATION (you) launch

SKILL Clothing

PART OF SPEECH Noun

October 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/davidcwalls

I wonder if we are part of an A/B experiment for learning words by mixing up the definitions of similar words: I now have an image in my mind for 'botas' that involves a clothing designer launching a new line of women's boots. :-) So, as well as knowing that la bota is the boot, I know that botar means to throw, etc.

But it would be better if the Words section got the definitions right,

October 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/GOESeyes

I saw this too and I believe it's incorrect. I usually just say "I was right" because I was. I am in very low level Spanish right now and I don't believe I've seen botar in the vocabulary yet, but I have done clothing and seen las botas. I'm not sure why botar would show up my in words.

January 18, 2015
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