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"A bear is chasing us!"

Translation:Honí nás medvěd!

September 10, 2017

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

"Medvěd honí nás! " is incorrect?


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

It is very strange.

"Ten medvěd honí nás!" is possible for "The bear is chasing US!" when you say he is chasing US and not something else, but for "a bear" it is really strange.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/openminded2

So to think about this in other contexts - that which is adjacent to the exclamation point, is by position, stressed?


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

The last word in a sentence is normally stressed - it is the new information, the so called comment or focus https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Topic_and_comment

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