"Tekrar yumurta ye."

Translation:Eat an egg again.

2 years ago

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Why is 'eat another egg' not accepted? 'eat an egg again' sounds off, doesnt it?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Yomalyn
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I believe "another egg" = "bir di─čeri yumurta"

To my ear, "eat another egg" implies you've just eaten at least one egg and you're being asked to eat one more. While "Eat an egg again" gives a little more space between. Maybe you had eggs for breakfast yesterday, or last month... and it's being suggested that you do that again. But that's just my humble opinion. :-)

1 month ago

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"eat an egg again" is a 'command', how does one 'invite' someone to "eat another egg" in Turkish?

2 years ago

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AlexinNotTurkey
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You can make more polite requests using the aorist tense. "Bir yumurta daha yer misiniz?" :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/stargazza
stargazza
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Thanks Alex.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AboAyman3

Why not: eat other egg?

2 months ago

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"Eat an egg again" sounds strange in English. "Eat another egg" should be accepted.

2 months ago
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