"We are young now."

Translation:Teď jsme mladí.

September 9, 2017

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Yuumax

Why can't I say "Jsme mladí teď"? Is there a reason that the word for "now" has to go at the beginning?

September 9, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/tragram

It just sounds weird, if you ask me. The only situation your variant could be acceptable would be if someone told you something like: "You'll be young later." to which you'd respond "But we're young now!"

September 9, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Paul440375

Generally if you want to emphasize a word in a sentence you put it at the end of the sentence. So if you say: Jsme mladí TEĎ, you emphasize the word teď. In some cases (like the one mentioned by tragram) it makes sense, but in other cases it just sounds weird.

September 9, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/TaschaNaPi

I wrote "Jsme mladé ted'" and it tells me i have a typo at "ted'." - could it be missing the dot?

July 17, 2019, 10:57 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/VladaFu

Unlikely, the dots (full stops) are ignored. You probably had some other typo you did not see.

July 17, 2019, 11:14 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/VladaFu

Wait, did you really use d' instead of ď? That is obviously wrong, then diacritic mark is not an apostrophe. Notice that it should take a space of one character, not of two characters. With capital letters it is easier to see. D' is not Ď.

July 17, 2019, 11:25 AM
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