too subjective to call it wrong

LisaB1Kwiziq community member

too subjective to call it wrong

In this quiz question (Elia no va a empezar el curso este año ________ va a tener un año sabático.) it seems to me that "pero" works just as well as "sino que". It doesn't seem to be a clear distinction between pero and sino que - it seems they both can be right. In one sense, you are adding a new idea/action of taking a sabbatical & should use pero, or you can think of the sabbatical as a substitution for beginning classes and use sino que. Why is sino que "correct" and pero ïncorrect"? 

Asked 11 months ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Lisa

It's true that it can be a bit ambiguous in that case, so we've added a hint to clarify that it's seen as a "substitution". I hope that helps.

Gracias y saludos

Inma

too subjective to call it wrong

In this quiz question (Elia no va a empezar el curso este año ________ va a tener un año sabático.) it seems to me that "pero" works just as well as "sino que". It doesn't seem to be a clear distinction between pero and sino que - it seems they both can be right. In one sense, you are adding a new idea/action of taking a sabbatical & should use pero, or you can think of the sabbatical as a substitution for beginning classes and use sino que. Why is sino que "correct" and pero ïncorrect"? 

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