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"En faisant manger des légumes aux enfants, ils vont découvrir un nouveau type de nourriture."

March 29, 2013

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

this is now very inaccurate


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

did you report it, as we already did?


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

Is it just me or does this sentence make you think of cannibalism?


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

very poorly constructed sentence in English


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

By making the children eat vegetables, they are going to discover a new type of food.


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

This French sentence is wrong and incorrect. With this construction, "ils" should represent the same person as the one who is "faisant manger". Obviously it is not the case.

To make it correct and easy to understand, you could say: "En faisant manger des légumes aux enfants, on leur fait découvrir un nouveau type de nourriture".


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

Thank you sitesurf. The English is also VERY awkward. Did you submit your correction to the powers that be?


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

Yes I did... no change for the time being...


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

I will mention the awkward English, too as it is two months later and still there.

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