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"Could you lend me your pencil?"

Translation:可以借我铅笔吗?

March 18, 2018

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

Shouldn't the translation read, "你可以借给我你的铅笔吗?"


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

No. Firstly it'd be more accurately “你可以把铅笔借给我吗?”,secondly it is not (so) idiomatic, hence even though it is a more literal translation the given sentence is preferable.


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

你可以借给我你的铅笔吗?


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    That is something near what I expected to find.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Slade366

    The current sentence has no mention of "your..."

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