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"Kupuję nowe lustro."

Translation:I am buying a new mirror.

December 18, 2015



Russian "люстра" means "chandelier".


"Lustro" is like "luster". A mirror has a lot of "lustro".


That's a good way to remember it. Dzięki!


Nie ma problemu!!!


RU: Pokupaju nowuju ľustru, I'm buying a new chandelier.

RU: Pokupaju nowoje zjerkalo, I'm buying a new mirror.


In Serbian:

(Ja) kupujem nov luster = I'm buying a new chandelier

(Ja) kupujem novo ogledalo = I'm buying a new mirror


Lustro in Italian means 5 years


why not "I buy a new mirror" ?


Because it's not natural without specifying a habitual or continuous detail. For example, "I buy a new mirror every time the workers break it." Or "I buy a new mirror whenever I buy a new house."


Technically that answer works, although I agree, it's not a natural one without context.


based on the audio, would Kupuje nowe lustro also be a possible answer (he or she is buying a new mirror)?


Without context, by listening alone, you can't really figure out if it's "kupuję" (I) or "kupuje" (he/she). As right now we don't have an easy way of dealing with the homophones, I will disable the audio exercises.


Jellei, I wasn't complaining and don't see why you need disable the audio exercise. If anything, I'd simply add "another correct answer". Thanks for your timely response


Unfortunately, there is no other way to deal with this, because if you get the same exercise in a written form, the alternative answer will still apply, but that would be wrong.

We need to re-disable all similar exercises, because the course recently upgraded its voices, so the old settings were rolled back.


well, in that case, I'm sorry I brought it up. I vote leave it as is.


Actually what just came to my mind is that right now it doesn't matter much because the users don't get the 'you made a typo' message when doing listening exercises. It's a known bug.

But when the bug is fixed, well, it's kinda unfair that one could get 'accused' of making a typo despite actually writing exactly what was said. So that's why we disable those exercises, hoping that in some time we'll just get the chance to add homophones and both answers will be considered equally correct - but only in the listening exercises.

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