"The seventh car is not in front of the garage, but in the garage."

Translation:A hetedik autó nem a garázs előtt áll, hanem a garázsban.

July 20, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/676.mGHW22nnEc+m

"a hetedik auto nem a garazs elott, hanem a garazsban van." should be accepted. "Is" can be translated to "van" so this translation is just as correct. Reported, btw.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gabor111594

A hetedik autó nem a garázs előtt van, hanem bent a garázsban. This too should be accepted. "Bent" emphasizes that the car is inside as opposed to outside, in front.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gabor111594

Still no reply about this after 11 months.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ElisabethS832761

I'm guessing the word "all" means that the car is "parked" in the garage but can it not be left out. I left out the word "áll" and Duo did not accept it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SusanRankin1

Oh dear... why dont I need a second elott one before and one after a garazs ?


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

why dont I need a second elott one before and one after a garazs ?

előtt doesn't come before anything; it comes after things. It's a postposition.

So you can have two if there are two things for it to come after, e.g. az előtt a garázs előtt "in front of that garage".

But there is no az "that" in Duo's sentence, so there's no additional thing for an előtt to come after.

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