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"Další manželku hledat nechci."

Translation:I do not want to look for another wife any more.

September 27, 2017

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

"I don't want to look for another wife anymore."
My sentence, marked as incorrect, is the same as the given translation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kacenka9

Not much we can do. You might want to take a screenshot next time this happens so we can forward up to technology but there really is not much we can do on our end....


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

Thanks! I really appreciate your helpful comments.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stephen900455

The order of "for another wife" and "any more" can be switched in English. More often I have heard it say with "any more" first.


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

I'm native AmE, and I've never heard anyone say "I don't want to look any more for a new wife" or "I don't any more want to look for a new wife," although the first option sounds a bit better than the second. But maybe I misunderstood your comment. In any case, the translation (currently) shown above -- I do not want to look for another wife any more -- is what I WOULD expect to hear.


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

In English, "any more" has the connotation for me that you are giving up on looking for a new wife, with a note of finality to it. "I don't want to look for another wife any more, I'm done." Is it similar in Czech, or is it more of a temporary meaning, e.g., "I don't want to look for another wife any longer today, but maybe in two weeks I'll come back to it?"


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

už nechci sounds finite


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/horsthartm2

"I really don't want to look for another wife." Acceptable? Thx


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

No, "really" doesn't replace "anymore", they are completely different animals.

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