"I like Chemistry more than Geography."

Translation:Η Χημεία μου αρέσει περισσότερο από την Γεωγραφία.

12/2/2016, 3:13:28 PM

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https://www.duolingo.com/jeanprendiville

Why is it necessary to place η χημεία before the verb ?

12/2/2016, 3:13:28 PM

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Well, I think it's just a matter of sentence structure.

While in English, I like something more than something else,

In Greek, κάτι μου αρέσει περισσότερο από κάτι άλλο. ^.^

It's not absolutely wrong to say "Μου αρέσει η Χημεία περισσότερο από την Γεωγραφία", but it's somehow like you're losing the emphasis on Chemistry being what you like more. ^.^ And I haven't heard it being used that often in spoken Greek, as a native speaker. ^.^

12/2/2016, 7:27:39 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/jeanprendiville

Many thanks Dimitra.

12/2/2016, 8:01:10 PM

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You're welcome ^.^

12/2/2016, 8:14:17 PM

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Υιατί δεν είναι "τη γεωφραφία";

11/16/2018, 9:09:03 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/imnewaz

well off topic, i am graduating in geography i hated chemistry always. sorry for posting it here its just chemistry this word even sucks

12/2/2016, 8:33:34 PM

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But chemistry is such an important part of geology, and you can't have geography with its geological base.
(Way off topic! I wonder what that is in Greek—dictionary didn't help. My guess:
Πολύ μακριά από το θέμα.
Pretty long way to say it.)

11/16/2018, 9:07:08 PM

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"Εκτός θέματος" or, even more colloquially, "Άσχετο με το θέμα".

11/17/2018, 4:41:51 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/alainPierrot

πιο από could be accepted?

2/6/2017, 11:25:03 AM

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Not really, it's grammatically incorrect. Here, you can either say περισσότερο από or πιο πολύ από. ^.^

2/6/2017, 1:27:10 PM
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