"The year before last was a bad year."

Translation:おととしはわるい年でした。

December 13, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/arcferrari248

一昨年は悪い年でした。

December 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/naortega

I hate to ride the train, but I'd really like it if I could enter the kanji, especially since my IME automatically uses the kanji. Worst of all is when it requires some kind of combination of them, like 「きょ年」 or 「火よう日」.

April 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Rael763700

I think for the Japanese course there needs to be a report option for just:
- "The answer doesn't accept the correct kanji"

because it happens so damn often

April 9, 2018

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Since "year" is already specified in the beginning of the sentence, isn't it redundant to mention it again? Or can it be omitted?

August 18, 2018

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not necessarily, plus the Japanese sentence explicitly mentioned that it was a bad year, as opposed to a bad time or any other bad thing

March 9, 2019

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2016 was the year before last...yeah.

November 28, 2018

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Is it read as わるいとし or わるいねん?

November 30, 2018
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