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"La petite fille a un biscuit et son frère n'en a pas. Il est jaloux."

Translation:The little girl has a cookie and her brother does not have any. He is jealous.

March 31, 2018

12 Comments


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

The little girl has a cookie and her brother does not. He is jealous.

What's wrong with the answer?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JanaVW
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Please explain to me "n'en a pas".


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

The pronoun "en" stands for "de + something mentioned before".

In this case "en" stands for "de biscuit": la petite fille a un biscuit et son frère n'a pas de biscuit.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CathyDay1

Please.. i am Australian not American. Biscuits


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

The girl had a BISCUIT, she did not have a COOKIE!!. I thought that Duo had sorted that out a long time ago. You only have COOKIES in America.


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

Not so. "Pilot biscuits" are commonplace, although they were more so when we ate less sugary food.


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

This is the longest listening activity I think I've ever seen on this site and possibly the only with a word bank.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/chyler1397

It's not jealousy, it's envy. He wants what she has.


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

Absolutely. Wake up, Duolingo!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/eva.juhasz10

A lot of words are missing!!! I cannot solve this sentence!!


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

Whenever an exercise seems to have one or several tiles missing:

  1. zoom out your web browser to 67%
  2. then
    • IF the "missing" tiles appear below the other tiles, then you can do the exercise.
      After completing the exercise you can return to a zoom at 100% if you prefer; but you may need to zoom out again later.
    • IF the "missing" tiles don't appear despite the zoom to 67%, then

If the tile that is missing varies from one attempt to another, then it's very likely that the tile is actually here but hidden. Hence that the zoom-out workaround will work.


The zoom-out is not an optimal solution (yes, things should appear at 100% too), but it's at least a way to pass the exercise in the many cases where the tile is actually there but hidden at zoom=100%).


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