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Uses of "Eres"

"Eres" is being translated as "you are" as well as "it is" in my current course. This seems odd. What are the differences in usage? When is it used to mean "it is?"

3 years ago

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Synesthete24

Huh. That's strange. "Eres" (to my knowledge) is just used informally for "you are". "It is" translates to "es" (or "está" when using estar).

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/QuietYouTrash

That's what I thought. Thanks for the clarification.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Synesthete24

Sure. Have fun learning!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/superdaisy

Do you recall the sentence?

Don't forget, after you answer a question (correctly or incorrectly), there's a button that says "discuss this sentence." These discussions can be really helpful when it comes to odd or surprising translations.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/QuietYouTrash

It's in the "flashcard" section.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/superdaisy

Oh odd, I see that too: "are," "you are," "be," "it is."

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/QuietYouTrash

It's weird, right? "it is" shouldn't be listed...

3 years ago
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