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"Peter is not fighting behind the tree, but in front of the tree."

Translation:Péter nem a fa mögött harcol, hanem a fa előtt.

July 3, 2016

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

What is wrong with "Péter nem harcol a fa mögött, hanem előtt a fa"


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

"előtt" should be after "fa" just like "mögött"


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

To expand on thaislenkiewicz's comment, why isn't it more correct to have the negation just before the verb? "Péter nem harcol a fa mögött, hanem a fa előtt."

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