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"Eu tenho usado estes sapatos por duas semanas."

Translation:I have been using these shoes for two weeks.

September 15, 2013

16 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/feelinirie

Er... I wrote "I have worn these shoes for two weeks" and it says that the correct variants are either "...for for two weeks" or "have been using..." WTF?!?!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pmm123

Same thing happened to me. Reporting it on 6/17/14.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ashim94

Happened to me too. Reporting.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/latinofluency

This shoes??? THIS shoes???.... C'mon! Please fix this lesson Duolingo. It's the worst one in Portuguese.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mdmitchell

I have worn these shoes for two weeks....

was marked wrong. Does "usado" = "worn" in this case? What are they using the shoes for if they are not wearing them? Door stops?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RonellaW

same thing here, 'worn' is even in the hints, should be correct!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DanielDavi803603

Same problem for me. Please fix!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/landthis

Same here! It wants you to make the same mistake. "for for two weeks". Messed up!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ValerieSLE

I answered "i have worn these shoes for two weeks" I know you already reported it, but nothing has been done yet. (8/19/14)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/spieskim

Are those examples of "por" actually legal in Portuguese? It's just too English! I thought in Portuguese it was more like "Tenho usado estes sapatos faz/durante duas semanas"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PHScanes

It's ok... por = durante = faz in this case... I prefer to use "por" here...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/chicomathmom

I have been wearing these shoes for two weeks?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/emeyr

Exactly. Your sentence is better than that of DL.

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