"Hai cugini in Germania?"

Translation:Do you have cousins in Germany?

March 31, 2013

16 Comments
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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lynnich

what is wrong with saying "have you cousins in Germany?"?


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

Nothing whatsoever is wrong, but DL is American-inspired and can't let go of "got".


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

I know, it's sad, I keep forgetting to put "got". Oh well, I will just chew some gum and try to think like an American ;-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Em484950

Sorry guys, but we 'muricans don't say "have you got". That's British. We say "do you have".


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

Oh. I thought it was t'other way round. I'm British and I don't use "got". So who does?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dunk999

We Americans do use "got", but rarely in the form of "have you got...". We usually skip the "have you" when using "got". As in, "got a cousin in Germany?"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HeatherMor5

Have you is absolutely correct. It is a comfort to see that others are also irritated by this.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EveGriffin3

Hi Duo - yes, English people would often say 'Have you cousins in Germany', as many have reported below. Please will you add this as a correct answer? I have reported this. Thanks.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EleonoreMa327512

I'm an American and I translated it "Have you cousins in Germany?" was marked wrong. We don't all speak like tv characters!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CJP22

"Have you got" is actually poor English grammar. The correct English is "have you". My answer was correct, the apps is wrong


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

Can you say "Almagna" for Germany?


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

Not in English!


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

I wrote the same answer as DL ... And it's marked as wrong ....

Answer:
Do you have cousins in Germany?


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

This is the second time that you correct my " Do you have cousins ​​in Germany?" as wrong and give me in red exactly the same translation.


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

I wrote it exactly how you corrected me. I wrote "do you have cousins in Germany?" and you said that it was wrong and it costs me a heart, damn.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Silvia5197

Non ho sbagliato eppure la date sbagliata.... mah

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