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"Tunapiga deki nyumba"

Translation:We are mopping a house

January 1, 2018

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

Does it really need the a here? Would it not go without it: We are mopping house or better yet: We are mopping the house


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

Either "a house" or "the house" should be accepted. "Mopping house" sounds like it might be possible in some dialects - there are set phrases like "keeping house", for example, but I've never heard "mopping house".

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