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"O capitão usa botas."

Translation:The captain wears boots.

October 13, 2013

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Noe010101

Couldn't it be in English: 'the captain uses boots'? does it have to be "wears"?


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

it's the way people say it in English, the most common one, for anything you "wear" (use) on yourself. "I used to wear my hair longer".


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

He could be using boots in a different context than wearing, as in: "Any normal person would use worms or something else edible as food, but this retarded captain uses boots as bait." So I'd argue that "use" should be accepted.


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

... and he will catch another boot.


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

What is the difference between 'veste' and 'usa'?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JoshL.6

I'm wondering the same. When to use 'veste' and when to use 'usa'? Are they interchangeable?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maureen624957

I'm wondering the same thing about "veste" and "usa". Obrigada


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

They mean the same thing here.

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