Present tense used

NicoleB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Present tense used

Hi,

I was wondering why the "present" tense is used in Spanish for "llamar" which is then translated in the future tense.  Why not llamaremos?

Después de la fiesta llamamos a un taxi.
After the party we will call a taxi.

Thank you. 

Asked 1 month ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Nicole

This is because we sometimes use the present tense to refer to a future action. 

Here is a lesson that explains this. Have a look.

Inma

NicoleB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Muchas gracias Inma.

Nicole

Present tense used

Hi,

I was wondering why the "present" tense is used in Spanish for "llamar" which is then translated in the future tense.  Why not llamaremos?

Después de la fiesta llamamos a un taxi.
After the party we will call a taxi.

Thank you. 

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