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"E obligatoriu să mănânci tot!"

Translation:It is mandatory to eat everything!

1 year ago

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/lcates55
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Why not, "It is obligatory to eat everything!"?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Russkiy_Standart

considering "e obligatoriu sa" is sort of an expression in romanian, yes, i would accept your appropriation. But it sounds a bit ad-literam, not something you hear much in english.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DavidPering

Can this be changed? "Mandatory" really isn't normal English. "Must", "have to" it is obligatory" are all better.

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Joemaza
Joemaza
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Can MUST be used?
- You must eat it all. - You must eat all of it.

The other translation, ”It is mandatory to eat all!” doesn't sound/look right w/o ”of it”, i.e., ”It is mandatory to eat all of it.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Russkiy_Standart

yes it can. You must eat it all is a suitable translation.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ztutz
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"Mandatory" and "compulsory" are very formal

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DavidPering

"obligatory" or "must" sound much better. "Mandatory" sounds very legalistic

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Gzeebzee
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Chiar şi mentul subţiri!

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexRadu21
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If you have a romanian grandma you will hear that sentence many times.

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Chris265302
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Mandatory and obligatory are pretty much the same thing.

3 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Chris265302
Chris265302
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Obligatory is much more commonly used in this sense.

2 weeks ago