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"I do not know my way around here."

Translation:我不认识这里的街道。

March 17, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Wilson.Ta

Is "我不认识这里的路" also acceptable? That's how it's said in Southeast Asia.


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

Southern Chinese and Taiwanese people say it too


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MatthewEpp5

Where in Southeast Asia?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bz16233

I'd like to suggest an idiomatic phrase as the translation: 我在这里人生地不熟。I think it covers the English connotations better and is used more often by native speakers when they, say, arrive at a new town.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KX3.

It is, arguably, a more recent idiomatic phrase. The one given is just as idiomatic.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gabrielle145359

Is this a common saying or set phrase?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fredal11

i though 'renshi' is for knowing people and "zhidao" for knowing knowledge, did i miss something ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bz16233

I think "认识" is for things that you can see and remember, so faces, pets, layouts of buildings and rooms, and layouts of a city. You might even occasionally hear “我认识这本书”: I have seen and remember this book! Of course, you might not have read it and know what it is about(但我不知道这本书讲了什么).


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

I do not know my way around here should be able to translate into 我不认识这里。The sentence does not specify street and I don't believe the translation should require one either. It could be 我不认识这个地方, which would work better as, since the sentence is vague, the translation should be too.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Noah1973

why 我不知道我的方式在这里。 not work


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KeithHuang3

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PRESTONLON17

this thing is cheating every time when i done it it still doesn't work and still it dont work idk i does not and if ya dont know im talking about its this 我不知道我在这里的路。 dont work

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