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"Péterhez nem megy egy lány sem."

Translation:Not a single girl goes to Péter.

October 29, 2016

9 Comments


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

I thought that "sem" required the use of the word "either". And in the past, "egy" has always meant "one" or "a". What is it here?


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

Egy ... sem is "not a single..." or "not even one..."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sherm0

They keep rejecting their own sample answers. What is the point of that? What is a student supposed to learn from that?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ishana92

how would one say "A girl is not coming to Peter either"


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

Péterhez sem jön egy lány


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Richard604037

I put "not one girl goes to Peter" but it wasn't accepted. The computer didn't understand that not one = not a single.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JohnWeber786406

Something needs to be done with this - there is NO WAY we could be able to come up with Not a single girl goes to Péter from Péterhez nem megy egy lány sem. At the minimum, the egy and sem should be highlighted to note that "Not a single girl" could be drawn from this. It's going in my notes as "nincsenek" and "sincsenek" would be.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Richard604037

Just to be slightly facetious, does this mean that the married ones do!

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