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"אני חושב שהוא טועֶה."

Translation:I think he is wrong.

August 23, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IanGoodhar1

I put 'I think he is mistaken' and was marked incorrect. I think you are mistaken.


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

How to say: He is neither wrong or right? הוא לא טועה ולא צודק?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NatashaSha386361

What's wrong with "I think that he's making a mistake"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Janis559500

I agree with you that a correct translation of this could also be, "I think that he is making a mistake." So I tried it this time around, and DL marked it wrong. I am reporting it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NatashaSha126526

In English "mistaken" and "wrong" have different connotations.


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

"I believe that he is wrong" is a slightly gentler way of saying "I think that he is wrong" and is a correct translation, IMO. Not word-for-word, but still correct.


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

Having lived in Israel, I would say the direct, non-gentle approach is more common among native speakers of Hebrew ;-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JanuszWoro3

The audio sounds like: אני חושב שהוא תוהה (I think he is wondering). That's what I put down, and it was marked as incorrect.

How can I hear the difference between טועה and תוהה? Do these two words sound the same, or is there a difference?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/absjbk29

according to Pealim - תועה has a gutteral silent sound for the ע
There is an h sound in תוהה.


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

as of Nov 2020: still not accepted. "I think that he is making a mistake"

I think that DL is making a mistake.


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

That’s closer to אני חושב שהוא טועה טעות

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