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Old January 25, 2011, 12:13 PM
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Ser and estar again

"La víctima debió de ser trasladada al hospital"

Can you correctly use estar trasladada in this case as well? If so, does the meaning change?
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Old January 25, 2011, 12:54 PM
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"La víctima debió de ser trasladada al hospital"

Can you correctly use estar trasladada in this case as well? If so, does the meaning change?
No, you cannot use that construction. I cannot think of a single instance, in case it could be used that way.
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@Poli: It's passive voice, so it has to be "ser".
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@Poli: It's passive voice, so it has to be "ser".
Of course. I should have known. Thanks.
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