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"Čekají čtvrté dítě."

Translation:They are expecting their fourth child.

October 3, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/arzew
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Why not: "they are waiting for the fourth child"? What suggests here that it is about expecting a child?


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

Čekají čtvrté dítě. = 'They are expecting their fourth child.'

Čekají na čtvrté dítě. = 'They are waiting for the fourth child.' čekat na + acc = 'to wait for sth/sb'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarekStehl2

Ceska veta nerika nic o tom jestli cekaji "jejich" dite... proto nevidim duvod proc do anglicke davat "their"


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

Tím důvodem je angličtina. Prostě to tam patří.


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

"They are expecting the fourth child." is not possible?


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

I don't think so.


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

could i insert jejich for their ?


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

Yes, you could, but it wouldn't sound very natural. "Své/svoje" would be better than "jejich." Nevertheless, it sounds the best if omitted.

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