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Old May 19, 2020, 09:57 PM
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Question A question about the necessity of "por"

Hello, I'm new to the forum. I have a grammar question about whether it NECESSARY to use "por" in the following sentence:
"fui una semana con mi familia a la playa".
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If you mean, I spent a week at the beach with my family you can use fuí por una semana a la playa con... More often you would say pasé una semana a la playa con mi familia.
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@ML: No, it's not necessary. Actually, it's more natural to say it without the preposition.

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