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"Maman t'appelle, vas-y !"

Translation:Mom is calling you, go!

April 1, 2018

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

Does 'vas' necessitate the use of 'y'?


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

Yes. aller - to go - requires a destination (or implication of one).

Je vais au marché → I go to the market
J'y vais → I go (there)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/clovis118269

We spell it mum not mom


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

It's fixed now, thanks.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/n6zs
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Well, some of "us" do and others of "us" don't. Brits use "mum" a lot, even for HRH the queen. In the States, it's generally "mom", not "mum". Both are accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/StephanieM672045

"Mom is calling you go" is improper English. The word "to" should have been offered.


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

"Go!" is in the imperative as a translation for "vas-y !", which is also in imperative. You just need a comma after "you" to make the sentence relevant and correct.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/n6zs
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How do you suggest using "to" in the sentence? In English, one does not say "go to" as an imperative.

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