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"Az autó van ott, vagy a lány?"

Translation:Is the car there or the girl?

October 17, 2016

6 Comments


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

Why is "Is that the car over there, or the girl?" wrong?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Harga
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Different meaning. (Az ott az autó, vagy a lány?)


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

either way, it is a very poor sentence (at least in English) to use as an example


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

Why is "is there a car or a girl?" not right? Am I not catching up something here?


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

First, it needs to be "the car" and "the girl" (definite article, not indefinite).

Second, the word "there" in this sentence is describing location. If you say "Is there a car?" you're basically asking, "Does a car exist?" You need to phrase it as, "Is the car there?" in order to make it clear that you're asking about a certain location.


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

I am a hungarian, and this sentence hurts me...

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