"Az óvónők nem találják a fiúkat."

Translation:The kindergarten teachers do not find the boys.

July 6, 2016

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/JMaxGlobal

Not surprising - these crazy kindergarten teachers are most often flying above the earth; hardly a place to find the boys.

February 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Apahegy

I've noticed in a lot of sentence, you can say "XXX can not do YYY" without using "tud." Rather, the sentence just says "XXX doesn't YYY." How accurate is that?

I would initially think this sentence says "The kindergarten teachers don't find the boys," but it appears it's "can not find."

July 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/96314081311257

It's a quirk of the English language actually. "I can't find it." & "I don't find it." mean the exact same thing.

July 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/mizinamo

In my dialect of English, "I don't find it" simply sounds wrong :)

In the past, though, it's acceptable (He looked through the room but didn't find anything) -- but "couldn't find anything" is also acceptable and arguably better.

I suppose that's a quirk of English, that "find" is usually connected with "can", at least in the negative.

July 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Apahegy

Actually, I don't know of any English dialect where "I don't find it" is right.

July 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Judit294350

I'd probably say "I'm not finding it"

September 9, 2018
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