"Jaki jest klimat na innych planetach?"

Translation:What is the climate like on other planets?

August 8, 2018

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Namelessghost101

Would you be able to say.

What is the climate like on other planets.

With the added "like" or would it mean something else?

August 8, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei

Yeah, sure, it makes sense. Added. In fact, I was told it's even better...

August 19, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Namelessghost101

Ok great. Thx for reply

August 19, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/DorotaJarosz

I was told that adding "like" asks for a detailed description. Without "like" it seems to assume climate is a small set of discrete options (temperate, tropical, etc.), but the difference is subtle.

April 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Kendra800150

I don't have such a distinction. To me "What is the climate" sounds slightly odd without "like," but I would normally ask "How is the climate?"

April 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/jimdon77

Why would "How is the climate on other planets?" be wrong?

April 8, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Kendra800150

I agree that "How is the climate on other planets?" would be a natural way to say this in English.

April 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/DorotaJarosz

I was told that this suggests the hearer personally experienced the climate!

April 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Kendra800150

I don't get that reading.

April 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/JoanieKatz

Sorry! "Other" and "Different" should BOTH be acceptable?

November 7, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/DorotaJarosz

"Different" has a narrower scope, as it eliminates "other", which are similar. In addition, in this case it would prompt for a comparison of climates on various types of planets.

April 10, 2019
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