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"Your mother-in-law is your husband's wife."

Translation:Ta belle-mère est la mère de ton mari.

March 28, 2018

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

IF YOU GET THIS SENTENCE AS AN EXERCISE

  • FIRST: Check the date. If it's before 3 April, 2018, please just move on (maybe grumbling at the computer out loud, but don't post it in the comments or put it in a report!). If it's 3 April, 2018 or after, please continue reading this post.

IF it is on or after 3 April, 2018, please take a screenshot and post it here. To post a screenshot here, you'll have to upload it to a hosting site like Imgur. Then right click on the picture and click "Copy image address" (or the equivalent in your browser). Then, here, type ![](Pasted image address), replacing "Pasted image address" with what you just copied. Make sure not to leave any spaces.


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

Got this exercise today --


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PamFarley-

Me too! (4th April.)


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

English: The wife of your husband
French: The mother of your husband
I'm not one to judge but...


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

Whoops! The course creators are human. ;) This has been fixed, though the changes may take a few hours to show for all users.


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

It's taking a bit more than a few hours. I just encountered it now. I translated the erroneous phrase properly and got it wrong...


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

sigh This appears to be turning into a zombie sentence, it's been deleted from the Incubator. I'll give it a couple more days to be sure it isn't just things being slow and if it's still happening then I'll report it to the devs...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CristinaEn701579

Oops.. i dont know when this was fixed. Your mother in law is still your husband's wife for me :))


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

If you still get that in a few days, could you take a screenshot and post it here? Thanks! :)


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

Well, I can't post the screenshot here, but the issue still exists. Personally I would recommend to stay with "The wife of your husband..." and correct the French version, it's funnier.


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

If you have a screenshot, you can upload it to a website like imgur.com, then post it here by typing ![](URL of the Image). :)


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

I must report this! I am so upset, I could strangle my cat. This injustice WILL NOT STAND!


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

As I said above, this was an accident which should be fixed now, but it seems to be turning into a zombie on us. If it's still happening in a couple days I'll report it to the devs (I'm waiting a little to be sure it's not just being slow).


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

Poor cat! ;)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anne_d-Acre

Still seeing the same problem on April 1.


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

Thank you very much for the screenshot!

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