"Вашемісценомерп'ять."

Translation:Your seat is number five.

3 years ago

9 Comments


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In English, what's the difference between "your seat is number five" and "your seat number is five"? I choose the latter and it was marked wrong.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Vinnfred
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I think that the latter one is rather "Номер вашого місця - п’ять"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SilverCharacter
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Ok, that makes more sense. May I ask what case this sentence is in?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Vinnfred
Vinnfred
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Waht do you mean? You have here a subject in nominative (номер), predicate in nominative (п’ять) and object in genitive (місця)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SilverCharacter
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I see. All the cases mix me up; I'm on the app and there is not any grammar lessons here:(

3 years ago

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I also chose this and was marked wrong. I'm wondering if this could be a correct translation, seems like an acceptable way of saying it, just not the best. Or I could be wrong and this could mean an entirely different translation of the phrase.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/greg.mort
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Second one seems very odd to me

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MK147

Some system errors, as sometimes you write "seat" and it is marked wrong, wanting "place". Sometimes you write "place", and it requires seat. This question was marked wrong when I said your place is number five. Because the previous question I wrote "I'm looking for my seat", and it wanted place. Both questions can and should accept "seat" and "place"

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mph.vgc
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Please add "place"

1 month ago
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