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"Onlar uçakla İspanya'ya geldiler."

Translation:They came to Spain by plane.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/BryanKeith5

"They came by plane to Spain." was marked as incorrect??!!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexinNotTurkey
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Hmmm...it seems like a weird choice in word order, but I don't think it is necessarily a wrong choice in word order. Adding it now :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/chrigugegl
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I agree with you. "They came by plane to Spain." emphasizes that the manner was by plane and not by train, which would have to be "Onlar İspanya'ya uçakla geldiler.", I guess.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mizinamo
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English is usually PMT (place - manner - time) word order, so "to Spain by plane" is more natural.

(German, by comparison, is the opposite, TMP = time - manner - place.)

3 years ago