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"This pair is smaller than that pair."

Translation:这双比那双小。

October 3, 2018

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

Where does it say that it is about shoes? I translated as 这条比那条小。Shouldn't that be accepted as well? Because it wasn't...


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    {这双比那双小} is correct. Tiao (条) isn't used as pair. It us used as dui4 (对 (Not meaning correct). It shouldn't be accepted because only the tiao2 is wrong. As I said before, it is used as the 4th tone.

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