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"Eu îi citesc cățelului o carte."

Translation:I read a book to the puppy.

March 9, 2017

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

That's one bored puppy.


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

Why doesn't "I read to the puppy a book" work?


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

That is a possible construction in English, but you'd need some commas ("I read, to the puppy, a book"), and even then most native English-speakers would be very very confused.


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

I do not know the grammar rules but that just sounds wrong to me.

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