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"V páté minutě jsme prohrávali."

Translation:We were already trailing in the fifth minute.

June 19, 2018

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

What does "trailing" mean in this sentence?


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

to have lower score in the match


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stephen900455

I think "in the fifth minute" is not something American speakers of English would say. More common would be "after five minutes".


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

Jste si jisti, že trailing se používá jako prohrávat?


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

3 lose a competition [intransitive, transitive usually in progressive] to be losing in a game, competition, or election

The Democratic candidate is still trailing in the opinion polls.

trail (somebody) by something Manchester United were trailing by two goals to one.

trail in/home (=finish in a bad position) He trailed in last after a disastrous race.

https://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/trail


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BrianG1941

Why is we were already losing in the fifth minute not accepted


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

Added this and a bunch of other options.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/venik212

How come jste is not in the second position, after V pate minute?


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

už is also a part of the clitic cluster, they are in the second position together. Už can move within the cluster, it is quite flexible..


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/venik212

OK-- that helps.

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