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i thought "This game is so enjoyable" was a bit better but (once again) was counted incorrect for not putting the verb, is, at the end of the sentence. I realize that this is common today, but I doubt that the older way which I was taught is now incorrect. Comments?
“This game is so fun” “This game is so enjoyable”
Both mean relatively the same thing.
However enjoyable is incorrect because enjoyable is a verb: Disfrutar. And fun is a noun: divertido.
I hope that helps. I’m not sure of what you meant by “the old way” but none the less.
This game is so MUCH fun would be better and correct English. DL is so wrong on this one
Yes, I agree with you. I put, 'This game is such fun' and it was and is accepted.
Sorry for the confusion and thanks for inquiring. As you can see I was responding to the comment made by the originator of this tread, asking what would be a better way of saying the sentence she was referring to as bad English. (she was referring to the English sentence "This game is so fun!" )
The correct translation shows for me "This game is so fun!" This is perfect English. Is that not what yours said?
That's not standard British English, it would be rejected or not understood by many people, especially older ones. 'Such fun' not 'so fun'
Americans and Canadians frequently say "so fun". Nobody would say "such fun" unless they were doing a (bad) British accent (which is, incidentally SO fun!).
How sad that these cannot be corrected 'at the moment". Should be "This game is so much fun."
It's an age thing as much as anything. I'm a 60 year old NZer and "so fun" sounds horrible to my ear. But my children (now in their twenties snd thirties) use it occasionally (usually to provoke me) and their friends use it all time. I've noticed the same difference in use depending on the age of the speaker in all the English speaking countries I've visited.
Absolutely Martin. Languages are ever evolving and ever changing. What is right today will eventually become outdated. What is wrong today will eventually become the norm.
Fun is a noun. So is an adverb of degree. It isn't properly used to modify a noun. "So fun" may be in vogue, but it is wrong.
What fun is this game.....this is what the sentence says. DL just throws the so( tan ) in to mess with our heads. I hate it when they do this. Ten other times, tan means so in their sentences, and then wham....this happens. And they say that so is intimated. Ya, so intimate this....you s*ck sometimes.
This answer is not acceptable in Michigan, USA. "The game is fun" or this game is fun" would be acceptable. Thanks everyone!
The translation is accurate, but kind of twisted. Saying "que disfruta es este divertido" is like saying " what fun is this game." Which is kind of like old english.
The point of his translation is to show it as a statement or rhetorical question as in.
“How fun is this game!”
But it’s not a direct translation.
A lot of times learning a new language you need to understand that sometimes (especially duo lingo)
Idioma or common sayings won’t translate verbatim. You’re translating the meaning”
I think this should be "so much fun", or "great fun", or "such fun". But "so fun" sounds a bit odd to me. Understandable but not really the best English.
I don't think there is a real need for contentious sentences/words/phrases. Simply delete anything that divides opinion or causes confusion and move on with the ample remaining resources that facilitate learning a new language. Surely that is the only objective.