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"这不是我的狗。"

Translation:This is not my dog.

November 20, 2017

13 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ph516503
  • "My dog doesn't bite."
  • man strokes dog and gets bitten
  • "i thought you said your dog doesn't bite!?"
  • "这不是我的狗"

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PolyGoat8

your picture makes that 10 times funnier xD


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

Glad to see I wasn't the only one thinking of 粉红豹!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lsmith622914

I said 'This isn't my dog' and they said that isn't right, why not


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PHILIPA64

They want to have it 'is not'....


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

I answered correctly, exactly the same as the answer key but it's considered wrong. Totally confused.


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

If you inadvertently add a space between Chinese characters (which is sometimes hard to see) you'll be marked wrong. Chinese doesn't use spaces, and Duolingo doesn't allow them.

If you didn't add a space, you likely got something else wrong without noticing.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cloudsdale4ever

"This is not what I ordered" should be accepted :D

Just kidding ;)


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

It would be "狗肉" in that scenario. You need "肉" just like for other kinds of meat. :-)

True story. Not only was it on signs outside restaurants in some parts of China when I was there, but in Beijing my hosts once thought it would be a good idea to order it for me without telling me what I was trying. Ha.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IsaacIsDea1

Thiz ain't my dog sir


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

Would it be also possible to add a "个" saying ""这个不是我的狗。"?


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

Sort of. Technically you should use "只" or "条" instead of "个".

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