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"这个周末她有乒乓球比赛。"

Translation:This weekend she has a table tennis match.

December 21, 2017

15 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CvonD1

Table tennis and ping-pong are the SAME ACTIVITY!!!!!!!!! This should not be counted as an error ! "Competition" and "match" are the same idea!!!!!! Kindly correct the code!!!!!!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Yomenia2

They are different games where I live. Similar, but not the same. (Maybe it's different in English speaking countries though)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/George792719

Maybe, but ping pong has always been used as a synonym where I come from. In fact with this question I think it is the obvious choice since the Chinese 乒乓 is clearly pīng pāng or ping pong in its anglophone variety.

The link to the Chinese dictionary below is worth checking, it defines 乒乓 as: ping-pong/table tennis

https://dictionary.writtenchinese.com/#sk=ping%20pang&svt=pinyin


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pleiadian53

She will have a table tennis tournament this weekend?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kris391856

We say ping pong in the US.


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

乒乓 even sounds like ping pong


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jim140738

pingpang=pin-pong come on!!!


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

Please fix all of the listening exercises so that 他 and 她 are accepted interchangeably! It's very frustrating being marked as wrong and having no way to report the error!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LightKnigh4

But he and she aren't the same…?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Devon711559

"he" should be accepted as "she" is.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LightKnigh4

It isn't the same character


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/George792719

Why do they turn this statement around like this? It works perfectly well in English to say it like it is said in Chinese:

"She has a table tennis match this weekend".

I don't understand the logic here. You don't have to reverse it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/alexandra.705412

Anybody having trouble with duo recognizing spoken sentences, as here?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LightKnigh4

Competition is a better translation. It's quite uncommon and Strange to just have a match, like just one.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ph.BG35oX

she has a table tennis match this weekend...its the same....haha

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