"Anhấythàđầuhàngcònhơntrởthànhmộtbinh."

Translation:He would rather surrender than become a prisoner.

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/AuthGerLearning

I don't understand. Doesn't surrendering mean you become a prisoner?

1 year ago

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It must be one of those cases where the only 2 options are:

A. Go right

or

B. Go right

!-)

9 months ago

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From Chinese 囚兵 ‘prisoner of war’, lit. ‘imprisoned soldier’

  • Mandarin: qiúbīng
2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JanetHoski1

I also thought that if you surrender you do become a prisoner, so this doesn't make much sense

10 months ago
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