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"Normally, I just do it on vacation."

March 12, 2013

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Can it be "Normalement, j'ai juste le faire en vacances"?

March 12, 2013

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No, it does not make sense (translation: I have just to it on vacation, which does not mean much either).

March 12, 2013

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what about " je le fais juste en vacances"

May 22, 2013

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Could not 'on vacation' be translated 'en vacances' as well? The original does not say 'during' at all, although if that is expected as the silver bullet solution, it could.

March 14, 2013

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yes, it is possible: "... je fais ça juste en vacances"

March 14, 2013

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"Normalement, je fais ça juste en vacances." Why is it wrong? Thank you in advance :)

April 10, 2013

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It is not wrong but it is less precise.

April 10, 2013

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Is "Normalement je juste fais ça pendant les vacances" totally wrong?

June 9, 2013

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it is wrong because "juste" is not placed correctly: it has to be after the verb.

June 9, 2013

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Thank you!

June 10, 2013

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what is the difference between seulement and uniquement?

June 10, 2013

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In this sentence, there is no difference between "uniquement" and "seulement".

June 10, 2013

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So, is this correct? The meaning of the two words is the same, but the form one would use is different? I'd put "Normalement, je le fais seulement en vacances", which was wrong, but "Je le fais uniquement en vacances" was correct. (I might be remembering this incorrectly. I don't know how to go back to the original exercise.)

June 10, 2013

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"normalement", like "normally" expresses something you do routinely, on a non exceptional basis.

"uniquement" is exclusive, meaning that you would not ever do it outside your holiday time.

"seulement", like "only" is slightly less strong than "uniquement"

June 10, 2013

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So, why was my sentence wrong? Sorry if I'm being dense.

June 10, 2013

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Your sentence is not wrong, the issue is (most probably) just that Duolingo has not registered it as a correct answer.

June 10, 2013
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