"El nu mă înșală pe mine!"

Translation:He does not deceive me!

July 14, 2017

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a înșela

sing.: înșel înșeli înșală

pl.: înșelăm înșelați înșală


What's with all the exclamation marks in the Romanian sentences? Has anybody else noticed, they're everywhere.


My guess is, that this may be a choice of the course makers to add some emotion. With a regular full stop, even in Englisch, this example would have a different meaning, like "In fact, he does not deceive me." (unlikely as a neutral assertion) rather than "Believe me that he doesn't deceive me! ". So here is a short hand for an implicit imperative (which we haven't covered yet, but which warrants an exclamation mark), and it saves us a conjunction "that" + subclause (which would be also more advanced). I'm fine with it (./!)


Should "He doesn't fool me" be accepted?

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