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"Ten hotel jest dla mnie zbyt drogi."

Translation:This hotel is too expensive for me.

July 22, 2016

16 Comments


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

It rejected 'dear' for expensive - I presume Americans don't say dear!


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

If the British do, that's good enough. Added.


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

Why not "this hotel for me is too expensive"?


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

I don't believe it works in English, it looks like a calque of the Polish word order.


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

I'm not sure, but I would use it in this order to specify that (maybe for others not but) This hotel FOR ME is too expensive.


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

Well I guess it should work by emphasizing 'FOR ME'. So its too expensive for me, but someone else could afford it. Sounds ok in English?


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

Well, to give the same emphasis in Polish you would need to put "dla mnie" at the end ;)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/aleks81087

"the hotel is for me too expensive" is correct...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/_-David-_

No, it's not.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HarveyPenf1

does the voice recording skip over mnie or is it really subtle?


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

I hear it fine. But I've seen several comments similar to yours recently, I wonder if it isn't some strange bug...


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

what is the difference between TOO and VERY in this sentence?


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

I don't exactly understand the question, to me they are completely different words.

"very expensive" - The hotel is very expensive, but perhaps it's worth it, I may decide to pay that price.

"too expensive" - The hotel is too expensive in my opinion, I will not pay that much.


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

Hi, is "In my opinion, this hotel is too expensive." too different a translation?


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

Yes, too different. Maybe it's not even that I think it's too expensive, maybe the prices are fine but I am still too poor.

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