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    I am not sure if what i use the word call correctly, can someone help me correct

    1) The student does not know what a book is call is Spanish.
    2) I don't know what it is call in spanish.( an object)
    3) What is a book call in spanish?

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    Re: I am not sure if what i use the word call correctly, can someone help me correct

    Quote Originally Posted by scott833 View Post
    1) The student does not know what a book is call is Spanish.
    The student does not know how to call a book in Spanish.
    The student does not know how to say "book" in Spanish.
    The student does not know how to call "book" in Spanish.

    2) I don't know what it is call in spanish.( an object)
    I don't know how it is called in Spanish.
    I don't know how to say its name in Spanish.

    3) What is a book call in spanish?
    What is the Spanish for book?
    What is the Spanish word for book?
    How is a book called in Spanish?
    How do you say "book" in Spanish?
    PS Not a native speaker

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    Re: I am not sure if what i use the word call correctly, can someone help me correct

    Quote Originally Posted by scott833 View Post
    1) The student does not know what a book is call is Spanish.
    2) I don't know what it is call in spanish.( an object)
    3) What is a book call in spanish?
    You need to use "called" rather than "call." You would not use an infinitive (call) after "is."

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