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"As crianças estão fazendo castelos de areia na praia."

Translation:The kids are making sand castles on the beach.

October 11, 2013

6 Comments


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

I entered "sandcastles" (without a space) and Duolingo told me I had a typo. In American English, at least, "sandcastle" is far more common as one word than as two words.


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

Any helpful hints as to when NA referes to AT and when it referes to ON. Or is there no way to make this distinction?


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

Most of the time No(s), na(s) is the translation for "at,on,in the"


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

Yes, but the answer "The children are making sand castles at the beach" was not accepted. Should it have been?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ShaneSmith80

I think it depends more on the English than the Portuguese. In this case, "on the beach" and "at the beach" have ever-so-slightly distinct meanings. But both should be accepted.

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