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"They do not speak English. We do not speak Chinese. What to do?"

Translation:他们不说英语,我们不说中文,怎么办?

January 2, 2018

11 Comments


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

汉语 should be used


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

What to do? Just learn Esperanto!


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

Esperanto = 世界语

Literary "a world language" !


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

I think "他們不會說英語,我們不會說中文,怎麼辦?" should be accepted.

"[They/We] do not speak [English/Chinese]." imply inability to speak, so "不會說" variants should be allowed.


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

I learned it like this as well. 不說feels weird to me


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MichaelLe3139

And we are saying this in perfect Chinese. ^^


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Xinmei20

I used 讲 like 他们不讲英文。Should that be allowed too?


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

Yes, 讲 (jiǎng) is also common, and should be accepted.


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

我喜欢那些句子。


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

他们不说英语。 我们不说汉语。怎么办 why is "汉语 “ wrong here?

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