"I am counting those goats."

Translation:Počítám tamty kozy.

April 16, 2018

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Answering the question "What are you doing ?!" , the sentence get the translation Tamty kozy počítám! I believe they accept it (no able to verify though).

April 16, 2018

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I really don't understand what you are saying. Which they do accept that?

April 16, 2018

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I meant "Duo administrators" accept it.

April 16, 2018

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OK, so actually the volunteer contributord. I still don't understand what you mean with "What are you doing ?!"

April 17, 2018

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Hi Vlada. It helps me to understand the word order, so I always imagine an (expressed or unexpressed) question. 1. What are you doing?/Co máš? Tamty kozy počítám! 2. What are you counting?/Co počítáš? Počítám tamty kozy! [Co tady počítáš?! Počítám tady tamhlety kozy!] I am kind of obsessed to discover a context that fits in the Czech sentence with its given wordorder. Please correct my Czech if necessary!

April 17, 2018

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I see.

Normal way to answer both points 1 and 2 is the other one Počítám tamty kozy.

That is even true for question Co to počítáš?

Version Tamty kozy počítám! is possible but most likely for Co to počítáš?. It is not neutral but stressed. That's why I used the exclamation mark.

April 17, 2018

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Thanks Vlada for your interesting tips!

April 17, 2018
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