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"V tom slovu byla láska."

Translation:There was love in that word.

November 5, 2017

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

Why not "There was love in the word"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Praha2017

Both, "the" and "that" can be used. Your answer has now been accepted as well, I suggested it to the mods a while ago and they gave me a positive response.


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

this sentence doesn't make sense in English. I would never use it. (native speaker)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JanHenke3

It is also strange in Czech. (native Czech speaker)


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

"V tom slovu byla láska." Why not Love was in that word?


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

Although we often allow many possible permutations this sounds to me like it is saying something different. It is saying where love was. Láska byla v tom slovu. However, we do accept this Czech answer so I will leave this for others, who are better in English, to be resolved.


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

Thanks- don't worry. It means the same thing,. Its just a more dramatic way of saying it. More poetic


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

I am not against this translation. I am just not the right person to be adding it. Someone else will have to judge the reports in the system.

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