"Dívky jsou hezké."

Translation:Girls are pretty.

10/4/2017, 5:38:55 PM

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I was marked incorrect for 'girls are nice' and the answer was given as 'girls are cute'. Why wasn't 'nice' accepted. 'Cute' was not included as a suggested translation. As an elderly Englishman I always understood that babies were cute not girls or boys.

10/5/2017, 11:15:13 AM

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In North America women say things are cute but men rarely do. Pretty works well but "good looking" is probably the most commonly used when beautiful is too strong of a description.

10/8/2017, 1:48:12 PM

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Hezky translation needs to be corrected for several of these units. "Cute" is a silly and limited translation.

10/7/2017, 4:57:43 PM

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I wrote "girls are nice" and was marked incorrect also, even though "nice" was given as a translation in the hover clue. (I will report this on the report option). Would be nice, (not cute, LOL) if a Czech and English speaker would clarify this issue for us.

12/2/2017, 7:19:46 AM

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Nice refers to being a kind or loving person. However in this context, 'hezké' refers to physical beauty. Therefore, pretty or cute are the correct answers.

9/22/2018, 1:05:16 PM

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As a side note, for example when someone compliments you or does a nice thing for someone, you could say 'Thats nice of you', which in Czech is 'To je od tebe hezké'. So it does not always refer to physical/visual beauty, the correct word heavily depends on context

9/22/2018, 1:09:34 PM
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