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"La mujer busca las pistas."

5 years ago

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"The woman searches the courses" is incorrect?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rspreng

when 'pista' means course it is often modified as a ski trail, autopista, racecourse, running track, etc. I suppose Duo figures she is not likely to be looking for more than one of those, so it goes with the other meaning: clue, scent, trail (as of a criminal), animal track, etc. Even if your version is correct, Duo may not have it in the database as such -- a not uncommon occurrence. ;)

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pataa
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why the present continuous form "is looking for" this time is marked as wrong, whereas in previous lessons it's always accepted? Is there a big difference in meaning?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Daniel_Nasdan

exactly the same difference as between "looks for" and "is looking for"(that would be "está buscando")

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MissSpell
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Duolingo actively updates their correct answers. Report your answer as one that should be accepted. The present continuous should work.

5 years ago