"Dych chi'n mynd ar wyliau cyn dechrau gweithio?"

Translation:Are you going on holiday before starting to work?

March 12, 2017

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Margaret885737

'...before you start work' / '...before we retire' : marked incorrect. - to make sure we know the difference between 'cyn dechrau gwaith' and 'cyn i chi dechrau gwaith' / 'cyn ymddeol' and 'cyn i ni ymddeol'? (though I thought duo was asking me to write the english for 'cyn i ni ymddeol'). Diollch.

September 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/lesliewilman

As there is no change of subject in the two examples it would be perfectly natural English to translate as you have. I believe they are telling us that using the longer form is not considered good Welsh. I don't know what happens if you pretend to be a Welsh speaker trying to learn English by adding a new course.

December 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Denpaja

A native English speaker would not translate 'dechrau gweithio' as 'starting to work' in this context. Simply 'starting work' is a correct Welsh to English translation and should be accepted.

January 13, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/ibisc

That is in several of the accepted answers here, but the Duo systyem sometimes refuses to accept the alternative answers. Please raise a 'Duolingo bug report' if it happens again, so that Duo staff can investigate the bug. It is not something that the course teams can fix.

January 13, 2019
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