"A híres színésznő nem repülőgépen utazik, hanem vonaton."

Translation:The famous actress is not traveling by plane, but by train.

October 20, 2016

14 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/anton_t13

I've heard "A híreSZ színésznő". Is it my problem or what?

October 20, 2016

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

Yes, those two sounds kind of blend together, sounding like two "sz" sounds. But you are welcome to spell out "híreS SZínésznő".

October 24, 2016

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

What is the difference between airplane and plane???

October 25, 2017

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

There is no semantic difference. Please report sentences where one isn't accepted. :)

October 25, 2017

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

Why is this not correct: the famous actress does not travel on an airplane but on the train.

February 23, 2017

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

It's not "the" train. "..but on a train" should be accepted, though.

March 26, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kinga48

I agree with you

June 5, 2017

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

Why duo always accepted answers like ON a plane, bus etc.. and suddenly here it has to be BY plane?

June 19, 2018

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

This course is still in its beta stage and a host of answers are still not accepted. "On a plane" is very fine here, so please report it.

June 19, 2018

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

OK Thanks, I am not a native English speaker so sometimes I am not 100 % sure if my answer can be accepted as correct.

June 20, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Harold77079

It did not accept on a airplane, bit on a train. There is no difference when speaking English between the phrase by train and on a train.

March 26, 2018

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

If you actually wrote "on a airplane", it won't accept it. "Airplane" starts with a vowel sound, so you need to use "an" in front of it.

Other than that, the "on a" version should be accepted. Matches the Hungarian better.

March 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Harold77079

Thank you!

April 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/1158534388

" by, in, on, annoying!

August 3, 2018
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