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"Am început omorând doi iepuri."

Translation:I started killing two rabbits.

August 10, 2017

13 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/milkcookie8

It should be translated as "I started BY killing two rabbits".

p.s. whyy


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

Agree. This should be reported.


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

And would "I started to kill two rabbits" be different in Romanian? (This English sentence might mean that I didn't decided not to kill them after all)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dmb0058

Why should it be ? If it was a protracted process (or one that changed - "I started killing two rabbits but then changed my mind/decided to kill fifty/etc.) then this is perfectly good English ...


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

WHAT'S WRONG WITH YOUUUUUUUU DUOLINGOOOO


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

Perhaps they are for dinner?


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

I guess owl are not vegetarians.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jones265922

And then went on to three ferrets and fourteen kings.
We get nowhere by starting to learn a language using incorrect English.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rockyroo121

I agree with milk and cookies


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MikeBaker874500

Shouldn't the Romanian be "Am început sǎ omor doi iepuri" ?


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

Well something definitely has to be changed, but considering the fact that it's an exercise where the Romanian sentence is given, and you have to provide the English translation, I suppose it makes most sense to rectify the English sentence.

And in case you missed it:

  • Am început omorând doi iepuri. = I started by killing two rabbits.
  • Am început să omor doi iepuri. = I started killing two rabbits.

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lucky8boy

All sentences for this exercise en-ro and ro-en can be used , no one is wrong


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lucky8boy

there are more variants for this exercise but doulingo didn't put them

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