Example sentence

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Example sentence

Él bendice la mesa antes de cenar todos los días.He says grace before dinner every day.
Why is the word la mesa used here? 
Asked 2 weeks ago
ClaraC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hi Miles,

'Bendecir la mesa' literally means 'to bless the table', I guess- 'to bless the table 'of food' but in it's non-literal sense it means 'to say grace'. 

So, the sentence here...

Él bendice la mesa...= he says grace...

Oh and bendecir is to bless.

I hope this helps. 

Miles asked:View original

Example sentence

Él bendice la mesa antes de cenar todos los días.He says grace before dinner every day.
Why is the word la mesa used here? 

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