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"That man is living in Africa."

Translation:Người đàn ông đó đang sống ở châu Phi.

April 8, 2017

12 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tim5623

Người đàn ông kia was marked wrong for me here.... so are "kia" and đó" always interchangeable?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kthinh1

Agree! That: đó, kia.


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

Yeah "kia" is still marked wrong for some reason. Still unsure if they're interchangeable or not.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HieuNguyen749436

ấy = that in Northern Vietnamese


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kimnguyen104362

Chau phi hay Phi chau


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TanguyR1

Why force the use of "đang" here?


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

if đang is not there, it would be "that man lives in Africa"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kthinh1

A clean and clear translation should be: Ông/anh đó đang ở Phi châu. No need to use regional or local translation.


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

I would understand "đang ở" to be temporarily there, not be living there.


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

Too long translation. Vietnamese is not machine translated, it is much easy and elegant than that: It should be simple like this:

Ông ấy (Ông ta) đang sống ở châu Phi (Phi Châu).


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

does chau mean continent?

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