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"У меня нет ни кошки , ни собаки."

Translation:I do not have a cat or a dog.

November 6, 2015



I don't have a cat or dog should be accepted


It's accepted, as long as you add an "a" before the "dog".

Edit: some little corrections


i just tried "i dont have a cat or dog" and it didnt work


Well, there should be an "a" before the "dog".


Russian --> English translators often have issues of article placement. In English, it can make sense to say "I do not have a cat or dog/a cat or a dog/a cat nor a dog"

Not sure how Duolingo reconciles this within this context, but it is good to get into the habit of translating Russian to English with appropriate contextual article placement.

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    I have neither a cat nor dog? I neither have a cat nor dog sounds more accurate, yet that's not accepted


    You need an "a" before the "dog". And "neither" should come after "have". That's why it's not accepted.

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