"Shanghai is a big city."

Translation:上海是一个大城市。

April 2, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/RobinThor

Is 上海是大城市 also correct?

March 27, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/kokaku

isn't there a measure word for towns?

in general, is 个 always a safe fallback if you cannot remember a specific measure word?

April 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Jerryy2012

’个‘ is fine for towns, cities, or countries, but ‘座’ sounds better. There are lots of cases that you can use ’个‘, but it is not always safe. For example, you cannot use ’个‘ to count televisions, trees, beds, etc.

April 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/ymaarrawi

What's wrong with 上海很大的城市?

May 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/erudis
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I feel like that would be 上海很大的城市, but I'm not a native speaker.

May 14, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/pablopublico

You say 他很高, not 他是很高。

January 22, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Martinologue

上海是一个很大的城市 would that work?

February 2, 2019
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