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JimB2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

My answer is correct...

The question in the lesson was "Do you have a toaster?" (it did not specify formal or informal 'you').  My answer was Tiene usted and was marked wrong.  I think it's correct

Asked 8 months ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Teresa

Yes, we do have another pronoun for a "you formal" (instead of , informal). So, you can use "usted" when speaking in a more formal situation or to an elderly person for example as a form of politeness. If you use usted, then the verb needs to be conjugated the same was as he/she. For example:

eres muy inteligente. 

You are very intelligent. (talking to a friend, someone you know well)

Usted es muy inteligente. 

You are very intelligent. (talking to a boss or an elderly person for example)

We have a lesson about Tú vs Usted. Have a look.

Saludos

Inma

 

InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Jim,

Yes, your answer with "Tiene usted" should also be correct. That's been added to the possible correct answers.

Gracias y saludos,

Inma

TeresaA0Kwiziq community member

I was taught I tengo you tienes he she tiene but your system says tiene is for formal you I don't understand 

My answer is correct...

The question in the lesson was "Do you have a toaster?" (it did not specify formal or informal 'you').  My answer was Tiene usted and was marked wrong.  I think it's correct

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