"A fekete autóhoz sok riporter fut."

Translation:Many reporters run to the black car.

October 7, 2016



Ok, so let me know if I've understood this right - "felé" is twoards somewhere/thing (but does not necessarily mean that place/object will be the final destination), and "-hoz/-hez" (etc) is the motion to somewhere/thing where that place/object is the final destination? Wow, this really is a fascinating language! (Even if I am pulling my hair out!!! Haha)

April 9, 2017


Yes, exactly. If you go "a ház felé", you're getting closer to the house, but only if you go "a házhoz", you'll end up at the house.

March 16, 2018


Can we please allow "lots of" instead of "many"? This is not how it's typically said in English.

October 7, 2016


I agree that it should be allowed but "many" would be used perfectly naturally in a non-colloquial context

December 5, 2016


Well, I have to disagree, O_Matty. "Lots of reporters" is not something I frequently hear, whereas "many reporters" is commonly used.

Either way, my answer was also tossed out. "Many reporters are running towards the black car" - which seems perfectly fine to me. ;)

January 10, 2017


Wouldn't 'towards the black car' be 'a fekete autó felé'? To me, while 'towards' implies running to the car, it's really just saying that you're running in that direction and could still veer off in another direction, or stop well before the car, or keep running past the car.

February 3, 2017


JMax, 'towards' is not the right translation here. It should be 'to'. See the comment from joanna54321.

(It may be that it would have been better if the Hungarian had used the Hungarian equivalent of 'towards' to describe the situation, but that is another matter. The Hungarian here is saying 'to' and not 'toward(s)'.)

July 12, 2017


Why not "sok ripoeter a fekete autóhoz fut?"

April 10, 2017


That should be alright as well.

March 16, 2018


Why doesn’t duo recognise journalist as a translation for riporter? No English speaker uses reporter outside North America.

April 18, 2018


Perhaps they'll get around to adding "journalist".

By the way, In US usage, all reporters are journalists, but not all journalists are reporters. That is, a "reporter" is a sometimes rather junior person who interviews people, takes notes, etc. The term "journalist" is broader, covering not only reporters but also, editors, columnists, etc.

April 18, 2018


The continuous form should be accepted in the English sentence.

August 29, 2018


What if I said " A fekete autóba sok riporter fut " . Would it be okay ?

March 28, 2018


It's a proper sentence, but now the reporters are crashing into the car. I'm not sure you want that.

March 28, 2018
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