"Ona mówi, że jestem stary."

Translation:She says that I am old.

January 22, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/Luke_5.1991

is the "że" necessary in sentences like this?

January 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/PonyDesu

It is.

January 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Luke_5.1991

Thanks!

January 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Sue919013

Why is there a comma in the this question? Does Polish use the comma differently?

January 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Rorke175

I am curious about this year old question as well.

March 2, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei
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Yes, Polish uses a comma whenever it introduces another clause. That is also why Polish people often try to put a comma before 'that' ;)

March 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Kyle539120

Wow what an insult.

May 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/arminia11_web_de

Prevention: Be a rich dude like Mick Jagger or Jeff Goldblum.

July 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Magesterium

In English we often drop the 'that' knowing that it is still there. I think Polish has to keep it

February 25, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/PsychoMad

Do polish people really do this "pause" before the "że"?

September 28, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/immery

If you are reading aloud or something then yes, sometimes. If you are just speaking, not so much.

September 28, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Emwue

I would say that even when speaking it is there, just that…ugh… What exactly is 'a pause' is very fluid(especially with regards to how long it lasts) and differs from speaker to speaker. ;)

At least, for me(when not reading, but just saying these), „Ona mówi” in „Ona mówi, że jestem stary” and „Ona mówi” in „Ona mówi: «jestem stary»” do not last exactly the same amount of time(still, it feels like the difference is measured in milliseconds :P).

September 28, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Euhan1

What properties other than the duration varies between pauses?

January 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/KVRMx

What about “She is saying that I am old.”?

November 6, 2018
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