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25 October 2017
How does "Hace días que Laura no viene a visitarnos." fit the pattern?
This was the quiz answer. I would have chosen "Laura no viene a vistarnos desde hace días." but it wasn't an option.
This question relates to:Spanish lesson "Using desde (hace) with El Presente instead of El Pretérito Perfecto to express since/for"
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I find it helpful to interpret, for example, "desde hace 5 meses" as meaning "since 5 months ago". Desde = since, and hace = ago, in this context. So "for 5 months" equates to "since 5 months ago", which is literally true.
But, "since March" has to be "desde marzo". "desde hace marzo" makes no sense because it would mean "since March ago"!!
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