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El precio es "de"?

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Una preguntita: ¿cuál sería más corriente: "El precio más económico es 2.000 dólares" o "... es de 2.000 dólares"?

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Old March 22, 2009, 09:04 AM
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Old March 22, 2009, 11:16 AM
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The addition of de changes the meaning. Without the preposition, the price is fixed at $2,000. With the preposition, the price is understood to start at $2,000.
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The addition of de changes the meaning. Without the preposition, the price is fixed at $2,000. With the preposition, the price is understood to start at $2,000.
I think you are confusing de for desde?
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Old March 22, 2009, 11:44 AM
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You're right, Chileno.

Using the preposition de in front of numbers is correct. It's perfectly fine to exclude the preposition, otherwise.
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Old March 22, 2009, 02:37 PM
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You're right, Chileno.

Using the preposition de in front of numbers is correct. It's perfectly fine to exclude the preposition, otherwise.
I know it was, most likely, a senior moment....

I am having those more frequently, and I am only 30!
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I know it was, most likely, a senior moment....

I am having those more frequently, and I am only 30!
Hombre, you were really young when you ordered that hamburger at McDonalds in 1979.:>))
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Hombre, you were really young when you ordered that hamburger at McDonalds in 1979.:>))
One of those whiz kids, you know...

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