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Kent W.B2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

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A question in the quiz said “estoy viendo un documental en la tele”. Why would this not be mirando en lugar de viendo?

Asked 2 years ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Kent

You could also say "estoy mirando un documental en la tele", but using "mirar" in this context is not the usual thing in Spain. It is more widely used in Latin America though, so it'd also be considered correct.

Kent W.B2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Thank you for that insight. My focus is on Latin American Spanish so that helps. 

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A question in the quiz said “estoy viendo un documental en la tele”. Why would this not be mirando en lugar de viendo?

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