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"They forget that they are in a museum."

Translation:Oni zapominają, że są w muzeum.

February 14, 2016

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alexander577428

Is the 'oni' at the beginning required, or would the sentence work (out of context) without it?


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

It works fine. It always needs context, you need to know who "oni" or "one" are. In English too I believe. I do not know if it works on Duolingo though.


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

The same question. "Zapominają że są w muzeum" is not accepted here, although the same omission is accepted in other examples.


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

Which suggests that it's just an oversight :) Sure, added.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Glen624972

Why is this wrong? Zapominają że one są w muzeum


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

You have two clauses here: "They forget" and "they are in a museum". If the subject of the second clause is the same as in the first one, it sounds really strange to put it explicitly. This "one" just sounds weird. Why say it, if it was already obvious from "zapominają"?

Yeah, technically it could be "They (A and B) forget that they (C and D) are in a museum", but that's rather unlikely and it doesn't help learning.

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