"Why is he not happy?"

Translation:为什么他不高兴?

November 18, 2017

12 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AndrewLowe0

I put “他为什么不高兴”, which was marked wrong. I have flagged this, as I am fairly sure it is okay (better, in fact) to have the question word after the subject. (你为什么不去?他们什么时候来?你怎么去学校?) Any thoughts from others?

November 18, 2017

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

I agree, your answer is definitely correct.

November 18, 2017

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

Another question in this set has 你为什么学习中文. It wouldn't accept 为什么你... I feel like I'm getting yanked around

December 29, 2017

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

Agreed

November 18, 2017

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

我同意

November 21, 2017

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

I put the same (24/12/2017) so they must've fixed it already

December 24, 2017

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

I just typed it like you did (他为什么不高兴) and it was accepted. It was on the 17. January 2018; nevertheless he gave me an alternative word order in the sentence (为什么他。。。)

January 17, 2018

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

Duolingo seems to have corrected it. When I answer "他为什么不高兴?", Duolingo doesn't consider my answer wrong. Instead, it gives me the alternate answer

January 24, 2018

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

Looks like it accepts that answer now

February 26, 2018

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

不开心 is actually more common for "not happy" than 不高兴. Not sure why it was not accepted.

April 28, 2018

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

I guess just send a report and hope they update it.

September 9, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AkJyD8

Why is 很 not being used to connect the 他 and 不高兴?

February 2, 2018
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