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"Now who is the tallest person in the world?"

Translation:现在谁是世界上最高的人?

May 4, 2018

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

Could you use this structure instead: 现在世界上最高的人是谁?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wordgeek416

That is accepted.


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

why is this not an acceptable answer? 现在世界上谁是最高的人


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wordgeek416

世界上最高的人 "tallest person in the world" is considered a unit. Your sentence sounds like "now, in the world, who is the tallest person?"


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

Colloquially, I think it's acceptable, but the given one is better.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MimiMa998153

What is the purpose of the 上? Is the question correct without it?

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