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"Please press the button on the right."

Translation:右のボタンを押してください。

August 19, 2017

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

If they had both migi & hidari among the answer cards, this would be a real "put your life on the line" test question.


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

yees they hsould do that more. like when you have to give numbers, and they have exactly one number kanji.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rk5I3

You do know that you've almost got a stone 石 in your right 右 hand, but seeing a stone in your left 左 hand is just wishful thinking.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/aZ5a16

If you look at 左、and you see that there is a side way "H". Hidari starts with an "H". So thats how i remember.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/albh267

The fact that button is "botan" and not "baton" is killing me


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

For the love of God, DON'T PRESS THE LEFT ONE !!!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ChristophP89013

When do you know what goes in front of the "の" and what comes after!? It changes so much in all these lessons! So frustrating


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

In general, AのB usually is translated as A's B (トムの上着 -> Tom's jacket)... but as we can see here, that's not always the clearcut case with 右のバタン and others. It might be easier to think of AのB as "A is an element of B" since 右のバタン and バタンの右 can both be used. An example of the first would be the answer sentence here where it could be thought of as "the button that is on right", while the latter example would be "right of the button" and might be used as such in the following "バタンの右に名前を書いて下さい" (Please write your name to the right of the button). A bit confusing but hope that helped!


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

Knew I messed up on button, the app version won't let me edit responses...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Max295621

What about 右にボタン? Can you say that


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/7jeny3

I wanted to say "migi de botan" and I don't even know why. Is "de" ever correct here?


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

I. Am. Grooooooot???

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