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Old November 22, 2015, 03:23 AM
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Aprender (a tocar)

In the sentence below, in English, how to play is often omitted:
• I have been learning how to play the piano for ten years.
• I have been learning the piano for ten years.

Can we do the same in Spanish?
• Llevo diez años aprendiendo a tocar el piano.
• Llevo diez años aprendiendo el piano.

Many thanks in advance.
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Old November 22, 2015, 01:51 PM
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I'd say "aprendiendo piano" without the article, but yes you can omit "a tocar".
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Old November 22, 2015, 02:04 PM
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