"He should sell computers, he is good at it."

Translation:Powinien sprzedawać komputery, jest w tym dobry.

December 22, 2015

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Too many errors like that: I wrote "On powinien sprzedawać komputery, on jest dobry w tym." - And wrong :(. Please add a variant.


That really doesn't sound natural. First of all, the repetition of "on" is maybe not incorrect but at least not natural, and the word order in the second clause - I don't think a native would say that.

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    Is "w tym jest dobry" a possibility, or is it only "jest w tym dobry"?


    Powinien sprzedawać komputery w tym jest dobry to też jest poprawna odpowiedż dlaczego nie jest zaliczona


    Why is there no on for he? I always hear it used as a kid and it messes my mid\nd up now.


    "powinien" already means that the subject is masculine (3rd person singular masculine), "on" can be used but it's absolutely not needed.


    in the duolingo dictionary powinien is listed as meaning he/she/it should. I don't get why you say it means the subject is masculine


    All verb declensions are freely available on wiktionary:


    The Duolingo dictionary entry was indeed wrong, I've just fixed it, but I can't say when it will be updated.


    thanks alik1989 that clarifies things for me. I think it is the first example of a present tense verb that has gender specific endings in my duolingo travels.


    I think it is also the only one that has such a distinction in the Present Tense. It's a so-called defective verb.


    On powinien może nie jest potrzebne ale tak samo, nie jest błąd.


    Nie jest to błąd, oczywiście, akceptujemy "On powinien".


    Dzięki @ewa24036 i @jellei


    "Powinien sprzedawać komputery, jest w tym dobry."

    "He should sell computers, is in this good."

    Took me some tries to get it right. This language ...


    This language is not easy, that's for sure. "dobry" is considered the most important part here, we avoid putting "w tym" at the end as it would sound like "is good IN IT". We don't put the subject pronoun for "he" because it's already known, "powinien" tells us that the subject is "he".

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