Grammar about está and están

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Grammar about está and están

why are "they are always eating chocolate" "Ellos siempre están comiendo chocolato", and not "Ellos siempre está comiendo chocolato"?

Asked 2 weeks ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Klara

This is because "ellos" is "they" (plural), so you need the verb in conjugated in the plural for the "ellos" form:

yo estoy

tú estás

él, ella, usted está

nosotros estamos

vosotros estáis

ellos están

Saludos

Inma

Grammar about está and están

why are "they are always eating chocolate" "Ellos siempre están comiendo chocolato", and not "Ellos siempre está comiendo chocolato"?

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