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"How many are they in the territory?"

Translation:Combien sont-ils sur le territoire ?

March 9, 2013

9 Comments


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

Pourquoi est 'Combien sont-ils dans le territoire?' incorrect?


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

I was going to ask the same thing -- it sure seems like it'd be correct.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/snowflake77

It is accepted now.


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

same question.


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

Yeah - me too. I guess you can only be "on" territory, and not "in" it, innit?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Glat64

can you say "en" le territoire


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

I'm not really sure what this is trying to say in English...


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

Perhaps asking how many locals are in it? It could many restaurants, bars, markets and such.


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

The question in English is wrong. It's a literal translation from French. My Spanish pupils do the same. A translation should always be natural, never forced and "not sounding right"

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