"Mom has a loud voice."

Translation:У мамы громкий голос.

November 12, 2015

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/jonathanrwn

Why is "У мамы есть громкий голос." an incorrect solution? Is using "есть" only the way to say someone has something when that something is a physical object?

November 12, 2015

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    Using «есть» would emphasise the fact that a mom has voice, which should be pretty obvious anyway (unless sheʼs actually a mermaid or something).

    See the comment here for a description of a similar sentence: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/11643883

    November 12, 2015

    https://www.duolingo.com/jonathanrwn

    Thank you, that makes sense.

    November 12, 2015

    https://www.duolingo.com/danielchall

    haha... unless she's a mermaid :D

    Thanks for the explanation too of course :)

    July 15, 2016

    https://www.duolingo.com/curanmor

    Oy blin! Wait till you hear babushka when you don't eat her homemade borsch!

    May 27, 2017
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