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"Twoje dziecko pije mleko."

Translation:Your child is drinking milk.

December 11, 2015



I'm confused about when to use twoje and nasze? Is there a rule or are they interchangable?


I believe you wanted to compare "twoje" and "wasze", because "nasze" means "our", so it's definitely a different thing.

So "twoje" is singular 'your', and "wasze" is plural 'your'. So basically it's just a matter of who you are talking to/referring to.

For example even if you're talking to your friend John, you may say "twoje dziecko", having just him in mind, or you may say "wasze dziecko", treating it like "your wife's and yours child". If you're talking to both parents, you really should say "wasze dziecko".


Thanks so much! That was the explanation I needed!


Is kid an acceptable translation for dziecko? And can't pije be translated with a simple present general, drinks, instead of a present progressive, is drinking?


So i understand that "twoje" is singular and "wasze" is plural but i think that part of the problem is that we cant distinguish the difference between "your" (plural or singular) in english and so we dont know which to translate for.


You don't need to worry about that; both "twoje" and "wasze" are equally acceptable.


The 'p' in 'pije' is cut off in the slow form of the audio. Not sure if this can be fixed, but it makes it sound like 'je'.


It sounds fine to me


It seems a tongue- twister.


Why not drinks as well as is drinking. Czy dziecko mleko pije ? ie does he drink milk


"drinks" is also accepted. However, if you make some error in your translation, the 'correct' answer you'll be shown will probably be the "is drinking" version.

"Czy dziecko mleko pije ? ie does he drink milk" is a different sentence and wouldn't be accepted here.


Also, by putting the verb at the end you're indicating that your question focuses on 'pije'. Something like:
Oh, so does he really drink it? That's so oldschool. I always inject it directly into my bloodstream.

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