Question on words choices

Question on words choices

1. ¡no puedo tomar ese riesgo! Un this case would be acceptable to use "el riesgo" or even "este riesgo" instead of "ese riesgo"?

2. Is "mirar la tele" acceptable or does mirar mean something else in this context?

Thanks!

Asked 1 month ago
InmaKwiziq language super star

Hola Giovanni

1. Yes, you can also say "el riesgo". There is a small difference between "I can't take THE risk!" and "I can't take THAT risk!", one being the definite article the and the other being the demonstrative that, but we are now accepting both in this exercise.

2. Mirar is not used in European Spanish for "watching the telly", so we are only accepting "ver".

In Spanish the difference between mirar and ver is very similar to the difference between "to look at" and "to watch". 

Saludos cordiales

Inma

Question on words choices

1. ¡no puedo tomar ese riesgo! Un this case would be acceptable to use "el riesgo" or even "este riesgo" instead of "ese riesgo"?

2. Is "mirar la tele" acceptable or does mirar mean something else in this context?

Thanks!

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