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Where are you from? Second person singular or third person singular

KurtA1Kwiziq community member

Where are you from? Second person singular or third person singular

Why was this marked wrong?

¿De dónde ________usted? - Yo soy de Venezuela.Where are you from? - I am from Venezuela.(HINT: Use verb "to be")

I selected "eres" and it was marked as incorrect.  The correct answer is "es."  How should I have know they expected a third person answer?


Asked 6 days ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Kurt

The pronoun that you see in the question, "usted" gives you the clue as to use the form of the verb "es", not "eres". 

Saludos

Where are you from? Second person singular or third person singular

Why was this marked wrong?

¿De dónde ________usted? - Yo soy de Venezuela.Where are you from? - I am from Venezuela.(HINT: Use verb "to be")

I selected "eres" and it was marked as incorrect.  The correct answer is "es."  How should I have know they expected a third person answer?


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