"The teacher lives in the city."

Translation:老师住在城市里。

November 25, 2017

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

老师住在城市 is also acceptable without including 里. Both sentences have the close meanings.


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

I put this and was marked wrong. I agree that this should be accepted, but for my own betterment can you explain the different between with and without the “里”?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anthony321829

01.01.2021 It's marked as correct. 新年快乐 btw.


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

老 (lǎo) = old/experienced/always
师 (shī) = teacher/master/expert
老师 (lǎoshī) = teacher

城 (chéng) = city walls/city/town
市 (shì) = market/city
城市 (chéngshì) = city/town

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