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"¿Qué pretende ella?"

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5 years ago

26 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/vMoegan

There appears to be an error in the program here... "Pretende" obviously means "intended," but when given as a new word, the definition provided by Duolingo is: (he/she/it) "woos" or (you-formal) "woo" or "woo!"

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LatinAntonio

Also pretende means to pretend?

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ian_Leb
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Yes.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Seifertr

If pretender means to woo, why does this sentence have another meaning in the translation?

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/westaaron
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I thought what is she pretending would also be acceptable since it is present tense

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Helyn

I am so confused

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/leeli1214

the expected translation is horrible!

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nathdcfc

please sort this!

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/OlaMaracucha

somebody from duolingo should change it

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ch3
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I understand the problem, in spanish you can use "pretender" to mean to woo ( when someone is wooing on somebody) and you can also mean "to pretend" (what someone want to do, what the people think). But in this case, you can read "¿QUE prentende ella?", which mean WHAT she pretend, if there were a WHO, it mean "who woo to her", because in such case, you were using "pretender" with a person

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/james.ray1
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I said "Who woos her?"

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mailman333

I don't know why you try to explain it, it obviously has the wrong definition, and Duolingon should change it and stop this. Nonsense!

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/esnelson

I agree with previous statements made. Your answer also is not a complete sentence as stated.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ssgeer

People, people! If the definition or translation seems to have an error (as this clearly does), use the "report problem" button. Duolingo seems to correct some of these problems fairly quickly.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mitcorb

Looking in my real world dictionary made out of paper, published by the Universidad de Chicago, "pretender" means to claim, to purport. The word for "intend" is "pensar" to think. There is the word "intención" for intent. And, woo is "cortejar". What do we do now? :)

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MarkHansen

Duolingo accepted my answer using "pretend" but "to claim" seems like the way to go from what your dictionary is stating.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Languagehead

I agree - What does she claim? is more logical.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/segalight

WOO? Why?

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mailman333

Your meaning is wrong....

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/schadiest1

Google translate for "pretende" is intended, so the program ntb fixed.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mjacobs

What does she hold is the same as what does she claim or purport.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mjacobs

You said claim was a correct translation before.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mjacobs

What does she claim - what is wrong with this???

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mjacobs

This is the most frustrating word. Some times you translate it as pretend; sometimes you translate it as intend; sometimes to translate it as intend. I feel like I'm in a black hole that I can never escape from.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mjacobs

And now you introduce yet another translation - expect!!

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mjacobs

And now you introduce yet another translation - expect!!

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Reply5 years ago