"Come vanno le cose?"

Translation:How are things going?

2/22/2013, 6:51:48 PM

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/peteraasch
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I got a wrong answer just because I added a "the" on the sentence.That's unfair =/

6/19/2013, 5:55:21 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Lolologist

Yes, but we arent necessarily translating word-for-word. Idioms and phrases have translations too! In English you wouldnt ask "how are the things going?", you'd ask " how are things going?"

4/28/2014, 4:49:37 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/seujeronimo

Me too

12/23/2013, 10:40:01 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/JerryCartw
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Yeah that's stupid. LE is in the sentence.

2/23/2014, 9:50:31 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/lukman.A
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It's correct now. Duolingo has shown the correct solution:

  • How are things going?

  • How are THE things going?

7/31/2014, 9:39:18 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/peter2108

I suppose that va bene is an answer to this?

2/22/2013, 6:51:48 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/alp01
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normally it should be, but it seems there's the necessity to answer in the way they asked

12/17/2013, 3:08:06 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/n.damico32

I said, "How goes things?" and was marked wrong. Does anyone know why? Grazie.

3/2/2014, 9:00:51 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/benczurp
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"How do things go" might have worked. But I think it is an idiom, this is why "the things" was not accepted, and this is why "how do things go" sounds quite odd.

3/18/2014, 8:11:53 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/Stjepan01

hmm. all with the same issue. that should be revised. preggo la revisione

3/15/2014, 11:44:27 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Bellaciao123
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But in idiomatic English I would just say "How's things?" (which shows how hard is to learn a language)

8/15/2014, 4:05:31 PM
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