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"Un jour de mai"

Translation:A day in May

January 29, 2013

18 Comments


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

'A May day' is OK too?


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

what about " a may's day " ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rlando
  • 1924

It shouldn't be the possessive "May's day", but just "May day" in English as far as I know. It also is "book club", and "summer night".


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

I said "A May day" the owl said "no"


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

There could be some confusion with 'May Day' the holiday/festival/feast day, so they might have left it out for that reason.


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

That is exactly what I wrote and it accepted it. Perhaps you typed it differently.


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

"A day of May" is listed as the translation here, but it said "a day in May" was the correct answer. So which one is it?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/n6zs
  • 2216

"A day in May" is the more natural but "a day of May" is accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jb11131999

why de and not en


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/n6zs
  • 2216

Both work and both are accepted.


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

It didnt accept someday in may even though when i asked for a hint that was the first word in the list


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

A day of may leads hearts astray

And a night of june ends all too soon.

A piece of July let's cares sail by

but an august's rest let's go the bloom.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Randonneur3

No apostophe for lets, please. It's neither a contraction nor a possessive. But I like the whimsy.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/evan.good

Anybody else having problems with the speaking version of this question?


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

This owl is killing me. Sometimes he is bad at grammar. He is GREEN. And he pops up out of no where and says "Good Job!


[deactivated user]

    what is the difference between "jour" and "journèe"?


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

    when to use de or en as in?

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