"Esta tradición tiene un siglo" literally "this tradition has a century" indicating age in Spanish in a similar way el tiene 6 años?

RobertC1Kwiziq community member

"Esta tradición tiene un siglo" literally "this tradition has a century" indicating age in Spanish in a similar way el tiene 6 años?

Asked 9 months ago
SilviaKwiziq team member

¡Hola Robert! Yes, both expressions you are mentioning use the verb "tener" in order to express the age.

Gracias, Silvia.

GarryA1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

But would surely be translated as "This is a century-old tradition", no?

SilviaKwiziq team member

¡Hola Robert!

Yes, your translation in English is correct. Remember that we do not always have a direct translation between languages.

"Esta tradición tiene un siglo" literally "this tradition has a century" indicating age in Spanish in a similar way el tiene 6 años?

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