"As coisas ficaram tão caras."

Translation:Things have become so expensive.

October 22, 2013

22 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/yrahcaz

Why is "The things have become so expensive" counted as a wrong translation?

December 31, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Paulenrique

Right too.(another translation: as coisas têm ficado...)

December 31, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Jeroen6200090

The things became so expensive .. is wrong. Can someone explain me why?

February 6, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Paulenrique

Just report

February 6, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/emerson_blanca

Still not accepted 13/2/2016 :(

February 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/LadyMar1923

I don't know why, but I have never been able to report a problem! There's an obvious glitch. I have to trust other users to do it for me. This was another example when I would have liked to!

June 6, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/PabloA1

what about "the things were so expensive" ? what would it be otherwise

March 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Paulenrique

as coisas estavam tão caras.

March 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/taviratoril

Would it sound totally stupid to drop the "as" and say just "coisas ficaram...."

October 22, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Paulenrique

in Portuguese it would not sound a good Portuguese!

October 22, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/AnamariaGS007

Why would "Things became very expensive" be wrong?

May 20, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/LICA98

The things were so expensive?

May 23, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Paulenrique

As coisas eram/estavam tão/muito caras.

May 23, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/elczu

"The things have become too expensive" got rejected :/

August 29, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/bradsytone

It's gotten in US English but got in the UK

August 14, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/grantwhite

'The things stayed so expensive' makes sense too in English, is it wrong in Portuguese?

February 20, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/KTKee-EnglishEng

Things stayed so expensive?

April 30, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Paulenrique

As coisas permaneceram muito caras....

April 30, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/KTKee-EnglishEng

Oh, not ficaram then..

April 30, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/CalvinWLowe

Can someone explain to me how this sentence is past tense?

May 15, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Paulenrique

Elas ficam = present

Elas ficaram = past

May 15, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Sally386728

Have got is not correct; have gotten is...or try saying it another way:

The benefits have become so expensive. Those cars have gotten to be really expensive.

June 6, 2018
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