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"Tardé unas pocas horas en hacerlo" is right as well, isn't it?

Robert K.C1Kwiziq community member

"Tardé unas pocas horas en hacerlo" is right as well, isn't it?

"Tardé unas pocas horas en hacerlo" is right as well, isn't it?

Asked 4 months ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Robert

Using "unas pocas horas" would change the meaning. 

What we have in the test question is:

Tardé pocas en hacerlo. 

It didn't take long to do it. [lit: I took few hours to do it.]

This means that you didn't take long, so you only took 2 or 3 hours for example, not many.

However is you say:

Tardé unas pocas en hacerlo

what you mean is "It took me a few hours" with the implication/nuance of taking a long time. 

Saludos

Inma

 

"Tardé unas pocas horas en hacerlo" is right as well, isn't it?

"Tardé unas pocas horas en hacerlo" is right as well, isn't it?

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