¿Qué más podía pedir?

JohnC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

¿Qué más podía pedir?

Hola Inma,

Would it be possible to translate "What more could I ask for?" as "¿Para lo que más podría pedir? 

Gracias y saludo. John


Asked 1 year ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Not with the preposition, no.

It doesn't work in Spanish. So, in English you express this with "ask for" but in Spanish we don't use any preposition. 

If you see these other sentences also using pedir, they don't use a preposition in Spanish:

Voy a pedir un aumento de sueldo.

I'm going to ask for a payrise.

Voy a pedir un cuchillo limpio al camarero, este está sucio.

I'm going to ask the waiter for a clean knife, this one is dirty.

You could use podría, instead of podía for could, though:

¿Qué más podría pedir? 

Saludos

Inma

¿Qué más podía pedir?

Hola Inma,

Would it be possible to translate "What more could I ask for?" as "¿Para lo que más podría pedir? 

Gracias y saludo. John


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