"Você nunca falou com a minha irmã?"

Translation:You have never spoken with my sister?

3/20/2013, 8:28:29 PM

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"Did you never speak to my sister?" and "Have you never talked to my sister?" are both more likely ways of putting the question than just putting a question mark at the end of a statement. (Using a voice inflection in speech). "You never spoke to my sister?" carries a hint of disbelief or surprise - to my ears anyway. This may be different West of the Atlantic.

3/20/2013, 8:28:29 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/frost0fractal

Agreed. As a question it would likely be, "Have you ever spoken with my sister?" As a statement, "You have never spoken with my sister."

5/24/2013, 3:54:01 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/frost0fractal

"Did you never" I don't actually think is proper English. Rhyme in English to help, "Have you ever?" "I have never"

5/24/2013, 3:55:27 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/DanmacKinn1

Did you never is acceptable English.

11/28/2017, 8:10:58 PM

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I agree

3/23/2013, 1:58:35 PM

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I would say "didnt you ever talk with my sister" ....but not accepted

12/23/2014, 1:50:54 AM

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I tried "Haven't you ever talked...?" I thought it sounded best but I didn't expect Duolingo to accept it. But they did!

8/16/2015, 7:15:24 PM

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"Didn't you ever talk to my sister?" was wrong - am I forgetting my English???

8/25/2015, 8:06:09 AM

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You are not wrong. That should be an acceptable reply!

11/28/2017, 8:11:56 PM

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Another translation. Have you never spoken to my sister ?

1/17/2015, 1:30:06 PM

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Didn't you ever speak with my sister? = You have never spoken with my sister? Does anyone in charge ever read these posts and correct the system or are they just here for us to vent?

11/28/2017, 8:09:51 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Zoltan_Nemeth

the slow version is the same speed

12/8/2017, 11:00:01 PM
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