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"Un leu mănâncă puiul!"

Translation:A lion is eating the chicken!

November 22, 2016

6 Comments


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

how can we tell whether the sentence means; the lion eats the chicken OR the lion IS eatING the chicken


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

You can't, Romanian does not have two present forms. Both English translations should be accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Renardo_11

In both cases it should be "a lion," not "the lion."


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

TY for your prompt reply.


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

It should but it isnt...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kantakouzinos88

You should be able to understand it from the context (if it is given, which it normally is) and/or the words that indicate temporal characteristics of the action (like, 'now', 'usually' etc.).

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