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Yesterday I did not want to play football so I decided to play squash instead

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00:00 Dec 5, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
/ Routine
English term or phrase: Yesterday I did not want to play football so I decided to play squash instead
This is about what I did yesterday, in other words routine.
James Holdsworth
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1Ayer jugué ...Susana Cancino
5Ayer no tenía ganas de jugar al fútbol y opté por el squash
Monica Colangelo
4Ayer no me apetecía jugar al fútbol, así que decidí, en su lugar, jugar al squash
Egmont
5 -1Ayer no quería jugar a fútbol, así que decidí jugar a squash en su lugar
Hazel Whiteley


  

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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Ayer jugué ...


Explanation:

Ayer jugué squash porque no quería jugar fútbol... or ... Como ayer no quería jugar fútbol, preferí el squash.

Susana

Susana Cancino
Local time: 11:41

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  kairosz (Mary Guerrero)
4 hrs
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Ayer no me apetecía jugar al fútbol, así que decidí, en su lugar, jugar al squash


Explanation:
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Egmont
Spain
Local time: 11:41
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 8110
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11 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): -1
Ayer no quería jugar a fútbol, así que decidí jugar a squash en su lugar


Explanation:
A mí me gusta más no poner él artículo antes del nombre del deporte, aunque es una cuestión de gusto.




    Nat Sp
Hazel Whiteley
Local time: 10:41
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 675

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Monica Colangelo: Hazel: jugar a is always followed by an infinitive (ganar, ser otro...); otherwise it's "jugar (al) fútbol, tenis, squash, o jugar a la pelota
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18 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Ayer no tenía ganas de jugar al fútbol y opté por el squash


Explanation:
Argentine everyday language

Monica Colangelo
Argentina
Local time: 07:41
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 2395
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