"My friend has become a doctor."
Translation:Ο φίλος μου έγινε γιατρός.
Thank you for your suggestion. I've added it to the Incubator.
It is very confusing to put an exercise in the simple past tense in a unit teaching the perfect tense. In English the sentences can have different meanings, eg "yesterday I became a doctor". "Now that I have become a doctor, I will work to cure the sick".
I wrote 'η φίλη μου έγινε γιατρός' - why is this incorrect? The information I have found says that a female doctor is also 'γιατρός' so I would have thought one could say φίλος or φίλη !
Thank you, it has been added. It should have been there from the beginning and I 'm glad you caught it.
Should "has become" be "έχει γίνει" Ο φίλος μου έγινε γιατρός = My friend became a doctor I know its same meaning but just wanted to double check
Yes, and we are editing the incubator to reflect that. Sorry, that Simple Past was shown here...it should have shown..." Ο φίλος μου έχει γίνει γιατρός." or "Η φίλη μου έχει γίνει γιατρός". While they are basically the same there is a slight nuance which needs to be expressed.
Thanks for your contribution.