Tener + object + gerund

JamieC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Tener + object + gerund

Hola,

I came across this construction and I wasn't sure how to translate it.  The use of the gerund does not follow any lesson I've seen.  Is it similar to the "hacer/mandar + infinitive" construction?

Tienes un hijo criandose en el convento.



Asked 1 month ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Jamie

It is literally "You have a son growing up in the convent." (you have a son who is growing up in the convent)

Inma

Tener + object + gerund

Hola,

I came across this construction and I wasn't sure how to translate it.  The use of the gerund does not follow any lesson I've seen.  Is it similar to the "hacer/mandar + infinitive" construction?

Tienes un hijo criandose en el convento.



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