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"他们每个星期天晚上吃面。"

Translation:They eat noodles every Sunday evening.

November 18, 2017

25 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EliY6

Isn't sunday "星期日"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andrew-Lin

Both are possible and common.


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

Is one more often used in speech than written form?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wxf163c

星期日 sounds more formal.


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

Every Sunday they eat noodles in the evening should be accepted


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andreea824378

yep. i wrote that too and it wasnt accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tatonka71

how come 个 is included after 每 when it's usually left out?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andrew-Lin

It's optional, you can keep it or omit it. But I myself will keep it.


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

Correctness. It's omission is just standard when obvious or during casual conversation.


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

Why is "They are eating noodles every Sunday evening." wrong? Would present progressive need a word like "now" to indicate the time?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hilda87549

The continous form is used for describing an activity that is currently ongoing. In this case the activity is taking place repeatedly (every sunday evening).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dave168907

That could be a correct English sentence if they didn't used to eat noodles every Sunday evening but now they are doing so.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hilda87549

what is wrong with "they eat noodles every sunday in the evening"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Martin952957

Yeah - I do have the same question - why is it not accepted "They eat noodles every sunday in the evening"? Possibly someone of native speakers here could explain it? Thx ☺️


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

If you ever wondered where 'chow mein' comes from... 吃面


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wxf163c

chow mein is 炒面 (chao mian), fried noodles


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

"they eat noodles for dinner every Sunday" should also be accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Martin821640

"every Sunday evening" is right, but "every Sunday in the evening" is wrong.


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

Can't u say '...on every evening...'?


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

com'on I'M CORRECT YES I'M

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