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"We have coffee, but not good coffee."

Translation:Kávu máme, ale ne dobrou.

September 28, 2017

13 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MRN205284

I said "Máme kávu, ale ne dobrou kávu." This might be a bit redundant, but is it still correct?


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

Same here. Especially since the repition is given in the English sentence. Reported, let's see what happens.


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

I can't figure out why "Máme kávu, ale ne dobrou" is incorrect. What am I not getting about word order?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tatka_
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I think it is good czech word order. "Máme kávu, ale ne dobrou"


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

Just a question out of curiosity. If I wanted to say, "We have coffee, but it's not good coffee," would the second clause be "ale to není dobrá káva"?


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

'...ale není to dobrá káva.' would be better.


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

Grrr.... word order again! Does "ale" not count as a "first word"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chris900231

Is it wrong to add kavu to the end of the sentence? Kavu mame, ale ne dobrou kavu


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

No. But I think better is "Máme kávu, ale ne dobrou kávu.". Or "Kávu máme, dobrou kávu ale ne." is better as well.

I can see it is not accepted so I'll fix it.


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

I wrote 'Máme kávu ale není to dobrá káva' and it's not accepted. I guess it should be, at least according to the comments above.


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

That is a different sentence.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ral384612

The English sentence is not correct with the translation presented. It is misleading.


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

The Czech sentence is primary, the English sentence is a translation. What other translation would you suggest?

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