"Péter néha dolgozik."

Translation:Sometimes Péter works.

July 25, 2016



Could it be Peter sometimes works?

July 26, 2016


Yes, it could.

July 27, 2016


Reported now.

July 28, 2016


Please fix to allow Peter as the English translation for Péter.

November 3, 2016


Looks sort of fixed (Oct 2017), although there's a missing space in the official answer ("Peter sometimesworks"). I reported as "The Hungarian sentence is unnatural or has an error", since there didn't seem to be any option for reporting the suggested answer.

October 26, 2017


What is the difference with "ritkan" ?

July 25, 2016


Néha -- sometimes; ritkán -- rarely

So basically "néha" is more often than "ritkán".

July 25, 2016


Ha yes I see. Thanks !

July 25, 2016


So I wrote "Peter sometimes works", and Duo complained that I have an extra space between 'sometimes' and 'works'. It said the right answer is "Peter sometimesworks". I tried to report it, but the options I have are not relevant: o The audio does not sound correct. o The dictionary hints on hover are wrong or missing. o The Hungarian sentence is unnatural or has an error. So I can't report because none of the options fit.

December 4, 2017


Why couldnt it be "peter is sometimes working?"

January 1, 2017


Sorry, that is not grammatical English.

June 22, 2017


Huh? It seems grammatical to me. "Peter is sometimes working when I visit his office, but usually he is just watching cat videos."

October 26, 2017


In order to tell someone that Peter works sometimes, a native speaker of English will say something like, "Peter works sometimes." He will NOT say, "Peter is sometimes working."

In other words, the progressive tense (-ing form) would not be used. That is what I meant by my remark. Although the -ing form is used a lot in English, there are times when it is not used.

Your "counterexample" is indeed grammatical, but it is a different situation from the one that DL gives us. (Your example includes a "when" clause, which opens the door for the use of an -ing form.)

October 26, 2017


your solution say peter sometimesworks -- you have no space. i added the space and it was counted wrong

December 21, 2017


sometimesworks is not a word , it needs to be two words , sometimes works .

March 22, 2018


néha nem

March 28, 2018


Jó neki. Good for her.

July 1, 2018
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