"Oes tâl am y bag plastig am oes?"

Translation:Is there a charge for the plastic bag for life?

June 17, 2016

7 Comments


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

An explanation of the the idea of a 'bag for life' in Britain has recently been added to the section notes.

June 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/frannyglass79

thanks. i figured it out eventually though i would just use the word "reusable" ;)

June 21, 2016

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

A bag for life is offered by some supermarkets in the UK for a small charge. This can be reused and they will also replace it, free of charge, when necessary, hence the term 'bag for life'. The supermarket will often have a selection of reusable bags for sale. They will not all be bags for life.

October 18, 2016

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

Ok, it's a pity you can't see the notes on the mobile before doing the exercise. I first had "is there a charge for the plastic bag for life", but it sounded so wierd that I changed it to "is there a charge for life for the plastic bag" (i.e. will you get imprisoned for life for using the plastic bag) and was marked wrong... :-)

August 6, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/frannyglass79

what exactly does this sentence mean?

June 17, 2016

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

could 'oes tal' also be translated as 'how much'?

January 6, 2017

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

No. Oes...? is asking about the existence of something = 'Is there a...?'; 'Are there...?'

  • Oes tâl? - Is there a charge?
  • Oes teigr yn y lolfa? - Is there a tiger in the lounge?
  • Oes mefus yn y treiffl? - Are there any strawberries in the trifle?
January 6, 2017
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