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"Moji rodiče odpověděli, že nejsem doma."

Translation:My parents replied that I was not at home.

August 1, 2018

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

Maybe this is petty, but shouldn't it be "... I am not at home." I'm thinking that someone rings the door bell and asks "Is he at home?" or "Was he at home yesterday?". I think the description of the answer would be different?


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

Wow! Your grasp of both English and Czech is amazing! I stand corrected.


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

I'm still learning, too, and I actually see a slightly different place to get tripped up... that the literal translation of the Czech original seems to be, "My parents replied that I AM not at home." Something we just have to learn and get used to, I guess! :-)

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