"Did you turn the fridge on?"

Translation:Włączyłeś lodówkę?

May 8, 2016

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Two years on and the hints still do not include wlaczyles


On the learners' side, you are only shown three hints. On our side, there can be more of them. And we have "włączyłeś" in the system.

But there are four equally correct answers (or even nine if we consider the formal forms), so the system chose three of them and apparently didn't show "włączyłeś" (to one man). But "włączyłaś" (to one woman), "włączyłyście" (to a group of women) and "włączyliście" (to a group of men or a mixed group) are equally probable without further context.


But this verb isn't listed at all in the hints, in any of its forms. It is as though the system is concentrating on 'closing' not 'turning off'.


"closing", "turning off"? This sentence is about turning off.

There are four hints on "Did you turn ... on", and they are włączyłeś/włączyłaś/włączyliście/włączyłyście. The right ones.


I also see other hints than those you are mentioning Jellei : Zamienacie; skręć; zamieniasz; zamienacie (again)


The hints that you also saw are hints for just "turn" (or "you turn" in one case, that's why it repeated), not for "turn on".

"zamieniacie" (you had a small typo there) is plural "you turn" as in "You turn water into wine!", "zamieniasz" is the same in singular 'you'; and "skręć" is the singular 'you' imperative as in "turn left".


Are you using the app or desktop version?


On this sentence, there are no hints for "turn on", only for "you turn", which in this sentence is completely incorrect


It's a hint for "Did you turn on"


More importantly, why was the fridge turned off?


Why is it wrong to add "Czy" before "włączyłeś lodówkę?"


It's not, it's accepted, it should have worked.


Czy załączyłeś lodówkę?


Wyszukałem w korpusie języka polskiego konstrukcję "załączyć telewizor", bo trochę częściej się go włącza niż lodówkę. 0 wyników.


Where in the 'hints' is Włączyłeś lodówkę?? I am rapidly losing the desire to continue trying to learn Polish :( :( :(


I think it's a change of behavior of hints: technically, the hint "włączyłeś" is built on "turn ... on". And it appears that those hints, built on non-consecutive hints, are not appearing anymore :| It seems that the only solution here is to create a hint for the whole sentence... which I just did.

I hope this doesn't stop you from learning.


Can it be used as Włączyć osobę?


A robot, yes. A person, no ;)

"to turn on" as in "to arouse someone sexually": "podniecić/podniecać".

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