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verb/noun position

Kwizbot:  y el código de vestimenta dice que

I: y dice el código de vestimenta que


How much less preferable is my response to Kwibot's here?

Asked 8 months ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Gerald

Your sentence is also absolutely right and you can change the order by placing the verb at the beginning. I marked this possibility as a correct one. 

The word placement in a sentence is quite flexible in Spanish as you may know. There is no specific rule but in general there is a tendency to place the elements of the sentences that we want to highlight more towards the end. 

In a writing exercise we try to be flexible and bear in mind lots of different possibilities to express something but sometimes it's very difficult to include all possibilities for every single sentence in the text as this is all done manually. As general guidance I'd say stick to the order that is shown in the Spanish text unless something different is specified in the hint. However, if you think we should include an extra possible correct translation please do let us know and we will try to incorporate that into the exercise as you just did.

Gracias y saludos

Inma

verb/noun position

Kwizbot:  y el código de vestimenta dice que

I: y dice el código de vestimenta que


How much less preferable is my response to Kwibot's here?

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