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"Neměla tolik studovat!"

Translation:She shouldn't have studied so much!

November 22, 2017

8 Comments


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

So should people study more or less? So many contradicting demands in this module.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CathyBowde1

They should study just the right amount!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/qbKDl20a

Could Neměla be translated as she didn't have to?


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

How to be understand the difference between "shouldn't have studied" and "shouldn't study"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CathyBowde1

'shouldn't have studied' is about the past - she did study a lot and it wasn't a good idea. (Maybe she made herself ill.) 'Shouldn't study' would be about the present and future - it would mean she studies a lot now and she should give herself a break.


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

Please explain why the "correct translation" is: "She wasn't supposed to study so much." and why "She shouldn't have studied so much?" is incorrect.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/qbKDl20a

tolik= so much? or that much? which sounds better?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CathyBowde1

I think 'that much' is more colloquial/informal.

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