"The young tourist heads to another city."

Translation:A fiatal turista átlép egy másik városba.

July 27, 2016

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/alewyan

That is just sheer bloody messed up. The translation is definitely not the same. It would be:

"A fiatal turista egy másik városba tart."

How can anybody even "step over" (átlép) to another city? Maybe over the Belgian-Dutch border running across the city. Maybe.

July 27, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/vvsey

Your translation is perfect.

On "átlép", I can say this much. It can mean a quick trip. I step over to another place to quickly take care of something, and then I'll be right back.
Similar to the English phrase "step out (to run a quick errand)". But this is not what the English sentence says.

July 27, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/KatjaJuliannova

Its definitely confusing for a beginner like me. If an idiomatic usage of átlep is going to be shown, that needs to at least be covered in the 'tips and hints' text. Since, in English we can say something like 'hop over' to or 'step out' in the way you mentioned, I got it from context but it was still unfair.

September 3, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/vvsey

I absolutely agree.

September 4, 2016

[deactivated user]

    As a hungarian, I would never use atlep to an other city. Maybe in sleng when i atlep to my friend's house. It's really step through.

    September 14, 2016

    https://www.duolingo.com/smileyowlie

    Exactly, I said "elindul egy másik városba" and it wouldn't accept it! }: (.

    October 11, 2016

    https://www.duolingo.com/richardkiss

    "A fiatal turista átmegy egy másik városba." was offered up as a multiple choice option, but marked as incorrect. What's wrong with it?

    January 23, 2017
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