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"Tohoto chlapce a tento automobil poznávám."

Translation:I recognize this boy and this car.

September 13, 2017



"I am recognizing" is rarely used in English, and it is not correct in this sentence.


I wrote "I know this boy and this car". I am a native US English speaker and this would be a perfectly good sentence. In seeing a new person entering the picture, a person would be as likely to say to another, "I know him" as to say "I recognize him".


I am native AmE, and it is indeed, as you say, a perfectly good sentence. But it is not a translation of the Czech original.

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