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"My mom is an actress."

Translation:Moja mama jest aktorką.

January 18, 2016

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Xelareip

Why is "to" not accepted here?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/luless

'Moja mama to aktorka' should be accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bejay13

nope, it's not


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jellei

Added now. But I don't recommend such construction (X to Y) if X is a person, they seem a bit clumsy.

And they are just too clumsy to accept if X is a personal pronoun.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/karel792398

moja matka jest aktorka, should be accepted in this case as well (according to a native Polish speaker).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jellei

"matka" is much more formal than "mama" (and "mom"). We only accept it when the English sentence had "mother" and when the sentence is about "being a mom/mother" generally. Not for "my mom".

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