"Мы уже почти в Китае."

Translation:We are almost in China already.

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/supecakes

Almost in China or already in China - almost already in China is a strange construction.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/annika_a
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  • Look, the border is over there -- we're already almost in China! The trip didn't take that long after all.
2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/supecakes

Sorry, already almost - still bizarre

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mxxmbkru
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китай уже почти в нас :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/golden2952
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Already isn't necessary

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SeanPatric908907
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Those it is an unusual construction, imagine you are surprised by the fast progress of your voyage: Wow! We are already almost in China.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jhtrindade
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I have translated the phrase without the "already", as it seems unnatural in english. I was surprised when it was marked wrong, and even more surprised when I noticed that in my native language - portuguese - we frequently do say it with "already" and "almost" in the same phrase.

1 year ago
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