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"They came first in the last soccer competition."

Translation:上一次的足球比赛,他们是第一。

April 15, 2018

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JonathanSt520526

Do you have to use the 上一次的 construction? Could you just say 上次足球比赛?


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

Does there not need to be a proposition in the Chinese sentence to clarify that the action happened "in" or "at" the competition?


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

Not necessary. 上一次的足求比赛 is used as a topic: "As for the last football competition, they were first."


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

Fair enough. It's easy enough to understand when the comma is included, but tough for me to parse, otherwise.

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