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"I cannot believe that you have prepared that."

Translation:Je ne peux pas croire que tu aies préparé ça.

April 2, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/le-petit-singe

So what is really frustrating at the moment is that DL offers the correction in the opposite form of vous / tu to what I have just got wrong.

I want to know exactly what was wrong in my example. I don't want a generalised 'correct' version conjugated for a different subject.

So I submitted a wrong answer with "vous ayez" and as so often happens, the correction says I gave the wrong word with "tu aies."

Doubtless I got the conjugation of avoir wrong for vous, but it would be nice to know for sure. Is this a bug, or is DL deleberately not showing me what I got wrong?


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

This is a big complaint of ours too. We would like to be able to control which corrected response is shown for a submitted translation, because then people could learn from their mistakes. However, this time, I am embarrassed to say, we didn't have the "vous" form. Mea culpa! Here it is: Je ne peux pas croire que vous ayez préparé cela (ou ça). It has been added, thank you very much. We've been told that changes made can take up to a week to be recognized by the system. If there is a problem after APRIL 8th 2018, please report it! Thank you for your patience as we work out the glitches and missing translations that occur with a new tree.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/le-petit-singe

Or is the vous form just not accepted here?

I DON'T KNOW BECAUSE DL WON'T OFFER THE 'CORRECT' VERSION IN THE FORM I SUBMITTED. IT IS REALLY ANNOYING!

(It's almost as annoying as a post in full capitals!)


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

No argument there. All too often the "correct version" misdirects us--and when the question reappears at the end, as it always does, we flub it encore une fois!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AndrewWhit512932

Any reason why "je ne peux pas croire que tu l'aies préparé" is not accepted? Is it wrong, or just not input as an option yet?


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

It's very close.

... que tu l'aies préparé that you prepared "it" or "him".

Depending on context, l' means it/him/her, but "that" is translated as ça or cela.

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