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"You have to walk straight ahead, then turn left."

Translation:你先往前走,然后往左走。

November 19, 2017

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Toppy0

agree with captain match and also "先" means first, not "you have to"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Match2002

It might be better that turn left is translated as 左轉


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

Also, 先 is first, so the English is misleading


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

I am beginning to doubt if I know Chinese. Apparently 20 years of using the language can't fool a computer.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mike902778

Yes, I'm not sure if the Chinese language is suited to Duolingo.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NasuSamaruk0

Combining what the users first posted, we have the following possible sentences (including my tweaks):

  • 你必须去前面,之后左转
  • 你需要去前面,之后左转
  • 你需要去前面,然后左转
  • 你必须去前面,然后左转

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

The Chinese doesn't say "have to" in any way

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