"I forgot his birthday!"

Translation:我忘了他的生日!

April 27, 2018

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/PipuPupi

It an answer with 忘记 instead of just 忘 also acceptable? I got marked wrong for using 忘记.

April 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/KX3.

忘记了 isn't incorrect, but it's not idiomatic either.

September 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/richard711603

How do you know when to use each version. Are there certain criteria that dictate which one to use.

December 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/KX3.

It is essentially a combination of what is commonly used, what sounds smoother (比较顺), what the context is and so on, hence the best way to know is through experience e.g. listening, reading, speaking, and practice in and usage of the language in general.

December 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/richard711603

Thanks.

December 18, 2018
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