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"Who's in front of your mother?"

Translation:谁在你的妈妈的前面?

November 17, 2017

19 Comments


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

为什么"谁在你妈妈的前面 ?"不对啊 ?


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

It should be correct, report it! :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Justin101768

I also reported that the solution is unnatural.


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

誰在你媽媽的前面? is now accepted.


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

Hi, it is ok to say "你的妈妈的前面是谁?" instead " 谁在你的妈妈的前面?"? Thank you =)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fontaine.h

此處兩個「的」都可省略。


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

你妈妈的前面在谁? is not a possible form ?


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

Definitely not possible. “Your mother’s front is at who?” Does not make sense.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/WhiteIce777

Why is "你的妈妈的前面在谁” wrong?


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

That would mean “your mother’s front is at who” which is nonsensical.

You could say: 你媽媽前面的人是誰 (the person in front of your mother is who)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/paul03datura

Isn't 誰 normally at the end of a sentence?


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

Question words like 谁, 什么, 哪儿, etc., stay in the position that would be occupied by the answer. So, for example, say the answer to this question is 李老师. The statement would be 李老师在我的妈妈的前面, so the 谁 just replaces the "李老师" at the beginning.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mei.D

Could be, but you have to make the sentence more complicated—那个…是谁


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

A lot of people suggest dropping 的 is okay and I'm trying that to learn a more natural way of conversing. In a case like this with two 的,is it okay to say 谁在你妈妈后面? (dropping both 的)


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

Generally you should always keep the last 的 in the chain. That is also the case with this example sentence.

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