"Did you put up your umbrella on that trip?"

Translation:そのりょこうで、かさをさしましたか?

October 15, 2017

3 Comments


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

I failed.It said:

You used the wrong word. そのりょこうで、かさをさした?

I had forgotten the "で" after "りょこう" but why not "か" at the end here. It's a question, isn't it?

October 15, 2017

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

I'm not a linguist, but I'm a native Japanese speaker. I can't give real grammatical reasoning, but to me, if you put か behind a statement on its own, it makes it seem more rhetorical, like you're asking yourself, not someone else. On the other hand, さした? sounds naturally interrogative, but it would be only used in casual speech. さしましたか? would be the formal interrogative form.

October 24, 2017

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

その旅行で、傘を差しました?

May 12, 2018
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