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"The Czechs do not wear shoes at home."

Translation:Češi doma nenosí boty.

November 24, 2017

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

Why wouldn't Češi nenosí boty doma be accepted as well?


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

It not sound naturally for me. Better is "Češi nenosí doma boty".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tibro3

But is that the only permutation of these four words that sounds natural? What are the rules of word order that are in play here?


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

Aren't "doma" and "v domě" interchangeable?


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

Not exactly. At home can be an apartment, a house, a country...

at home = doma

in a house = v domě


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

Okay, so "v domě" refers to the specific type of building - a house; whereas "doma" is the home as a concept which could include a house. Thanks Tatko.

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