"Nigdy tego nie robili."

Translation:They have never done it.

July 25, 2016

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/PeggyKraus1

Why is 'they never were doing this' wrong?

January 26, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei

Seems okay, added now.

January 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/EwaPink

You would never structure the sentence that way in English, though. If anything, a better translation would be "they never did this/that," or simply restructure yours to say "they were never doing this."

February 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei

I confirmed* with a native that "You can do it if you're emphasising it." - although I have to say that it sounds weird to my own ears.

*confirmed again, I must have asked about this before accepting it a year ago ;)

March 8, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/krubo

How about "They haven't ever done this."

May 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei

OK, added.

May 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/immerweiter

we did not do this, why is this wrong

July 25, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei

There isn't any "we" in the Polish sentence, plus "never" really calls for Present Perfect rather than Past Simple.

July 26, 2016
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