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"He caught a cold last week."

Translation:上星期他感冒了。

December 4, 2017

23 Comments


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

It's probably a programming error that "他 上星期 感冒 了“ is wrong?


[deactivated user]

    We shall see. Reported.


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

    And again... 2019-01-07


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

    And again 2019-01-11/01-16


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nanase4367

    And again 2019-01-20


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CharlesE780046

    Eight months later, reported multiple times and no action. They clearly do not have enough people to maintain the Chinese lessons.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/George418878

    I also reported it.


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

    Already one year yet the answer is not accepted....


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tommy556270

    Native chinese here. It is absolutely fine and is accepted now. Verified on 11/4/2020


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

    It's accepted now (2020-02-19).


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

    I like how at various points in the tree the exercises reinforce a pretty strict, subject then time word order and then at random times completely drops it and penalizes you for picking up on the pattern.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AndrewLowe0

    I agree (and have reported it), the order they put it in is completely arbitrary and often leaves us having to guess which order they put it in each time.


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

    the random pattern just got me too


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Slade366

    他上星期感冒了 is just as correct


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cDGmahZ8

    11 months later and the other answer is still not accepted!


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

    Is了necessary when it is explicitly stated that the situation took place last week?


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

    Same question


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

    Sound for 了 should be "le"


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

    I thought 了is not necessary when the context has already been made clear as past time.


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

    I thought so too...

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