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"我们只有筷子。"

Translation:We only have chopsticks.

March 2, 2018

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wgb000

A problem is in the position of "only". In English and many other languages this is preferred to be closest to the word it refers to. So, in this case, a preferred order would be "We have only...". It is disturbing for a user of this course to be graded wrong if she places the word in its preferred location in English, but that seems to be the only way to complete these lessons.


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

Seems reasonable. Hope you suggested it.


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

"We only have chopsticks" sounds perfectly natural to me.


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

please add "We just have chopsticks"


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

We have only chopsticks should not be wrong


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

Chopsticks only, then how the tourists whom don't know how to use the chopsticks eat there?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BobBowles1

In the restaurants tourists don't go to this is not uncommon.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JGreene68356

Then how do they eat soup?

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