"Il y a un hôpital près d'ici ?"

Translation:Is there a hospital near here?

February 17, 2018

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/dougsfrench

I said "There is a hospital close to here". Surely that is the same meaning here?

June 8, 2018

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The French will often use the "statement as question" form, but it's still a question. In English, this approach is sometimes used but to avoid confusion, please put it in the form of a question, i.e., "Is there a hospital near here?"

August 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/ian116730

same but near to here

July 12, 2018

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You would be understood, but generally one would just say "near here", not "near to here".

August 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/fallgirl123

I said, "There is a hospital near here? and was marked wrong. I thought the question mark said "IS". I lost a heart, of course.

July 31, 2018

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You need to express the English in the form of the question, "is there a hospital near here?" The question mark doesn't translate to a word.

August 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/MarinaHern7

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December 30, 2018
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