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al cine

ww h.A0Kwiziq community member

al cine

What does (al) mean?

Is it correct to say " me gusta ir el cine"?

Asked 4 years ago
Paul E.B2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

"al" is the combination of "a" and "el", which is "to the",  because it's difficult to say "a el", the Spanish use "al".

InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Ww, 

here is a Kwiziq lesson about contractions a + el and de + el . Have a look here.

I hope it helps.

Inma

Alyssa B.A2Kwiziq community member

"al" is just a compound of "a el," the masculine form of "to the." It would not be correct to say "me gusta ir el cine" because then you're saying "I like to go the theater." Hope this helped!

Charlotte M.B1Kwiziq community member

If "cine" were feminine, we would not use "al" and would instead use "a la". But because it is masculine and the pronunciation is difficult, the words are blended.

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