"A lion is not a dog."

Translation:Lew to nie pies.

July 6, 2016

13 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/AgentNebraska

Why can nie not come before to in this sentence?

July 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/immery

to is not a verb, there is a "hidden jest". It is "to nie (jest)".

July 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/MatthewKiplagat

Why not "Lew nie jest psem?"

June 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei

That's also a correct and even starred answer.

June 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MatthewKiplagat

Alright. I had chosen 1 answer but it was supposed to be 2 answers

June 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei

Yes, gotta be careful with those exercises.

June 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MatthewKiplagat

Alright. Thanks

June 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Jasciu

Please explain the difference between the two correct answers

July 30, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei

https://www.duolingo.com/comment/16373167

In most cases, those constructions ("Lew to nie pies" and "Lew nie jest psem") are equally fine.

July 31, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/riky248440

Then why was i marked wrong?

December 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Reinhard578223

"Pies" is not "dog" but "feet"

March 23, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/alik1989

That is preposterous...

March 23, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei

I think it's a joke (or confusion) - it is "feet" in Spanish ;)

March 24, 2019
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