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"הרופא ממליץ לי לשחות כל יום."

Translation:The doctor advises me to swim every day.

July 16, 2016

9 Comments


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

The translation "recommend" is not accepted. Is it incorrect?


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

Depends how you used it, you can't say "the doctors recommends me to swim", it has to be "recommends that I swim".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sonya-Pomponya

But why? Is it grammatically incorrect in English to say "recommends to swim"? Or it's not a correct translation of the original Hebrew sentence?


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

no it is correct


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Graham23460

When doesממליץ take על and when ל in a sentence?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/clairelanc3

It takes ל before the name of the person TO WHOM you recommend ( or suggest) something and על before WHAT you are revommending : for example " אני ממליץ לך על המסעדה הזאת"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Graham23460

Perfect. Thanks for the amazingly quick reply!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MichelleZe292227

ממליץ can also mean suggest...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/clairelanc3

Recommends me as well without the TO

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