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Dolor de

Hola Inma,

The sentence given was "resultados terapéuticos en el dolor de estómago, cuello, espalda y pierna." In the A2 "Everything hurts!" exercise for this week there was a sentence "También, tengo dolor de estómago y de pies," where the "de" was repeated. I rationalised this as being way of saying that I have pain from / of stomach and from / of feet. I can't understand why the "de" isn't repeated in the example above from this B1 exercise.

Can you help please

Saludos

John 

Asked 2 months ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola John,

in this sentence: "resultados terapéuticos en el dolor de estómago, cuello, espalda y pierna." it is simply omitting "de" before cuello, espalda and pierna because it is implicit, so no need to repeat. You can add it of course: "resultados terapéuticos en el dolor de estómago, de cuello, de espalda y de pierna."

In the A2 exercise you could have also omitted "de": "También, tengo dolor de estómago y (de) pies" 

What I mean is that if it is obvious there is no need to repeat "de", it is optional.

Saludos

Inma

 

Dolor de

Hola Inma,

The sentence given was "resultados terapéuticos en el dolor de estómago, cuello, espalda y pierna." In the A2 "Everything hurts!" exercise for this week there was a sentence "También, tengo dolor de estómago y de pies," where the "de" was repeated. I rationalised this as being way of saying that I have pain from / of stomach and from / of feet. I can't understand why the "de" isn't repeated in the example above from this B1 exercise.

Can you help please

Saludos

John 

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