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"Nem mi várunk, hanem az angol turisták."

Translation:It is not us waiting, but the English tourists.

January 1, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CalebF1

The English translation is very very awkward. "We aren't waiting, but (however) the English tourists are."


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

Alternative: It is not we who are waiting, but the English tourists.


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

blue_manta, It is so nice to read your correct English translation, "It is not we...." as the Duo translation above uses 'us' which is glaringly wrong in written English, despite the oft spoken "It is not us ..." in everyday speech. Grammatically, "we" is accurate (ie the verb "to be" takes the same case after it as before it). A lingot for you.

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