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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/amhedh

"A menina não bebe nem água nem leite."

January 3, 2013

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cheesepuffs12

In British English (despite what OED says) we either go "neither milk nor water" or "doesn't like milk or water"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/frable

do you need the não when you have the "nem"s?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Yvens

No, you don't need to say "não" if you already ysed "nem", like: "nem leite e nem água", meaning, "neither milk nor water"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/amhedh

Why is "The girl doesn't drink water nor milk" wrong?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CalvoViejo

It's a double negative.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mm07

that is as above, the first comment


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Grayham

It's neither/nor just like we use either/or


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/etelisnor

inserting the "não" there is VERY confusing...*

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