"Do you have a dog?"
Translation:Você tem um cachorro?
Thanks for a very quick answer! Are there any rules for where to use você and tu? Is it like Sie and du in german? Is it the same in Portugal as in Brazil? Sorry for all the questions.
It is because of "você". Although it refers to the second person, all the verbs conjugated for você are conjugated for the 3rd person.
But what is the difference between você and tu? Would it be "tens" if I wrote "tu"?
So I said, "Você tens un cachorro" and I got this wrong. Does anyone know if you HAVE TO use the formal form when these types of questions come up to get them listed as correct on duolingo or is it possible to use the informal form at times? If so, how do you know when to use informal or formal to get the question right?
You have to use "Tu tens" or "Você tem". Never use "Você tens" or "Tu tem". The correct phrase is "Tu tens uM cachorro?" or "Você tem uM cachorro?"