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"Put the phone back."

Translation:E hoʻihoʻi ʻoe i ke kelepona.

October 11, 2018

12 Comments


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

Is it necessary to put (ʻoe)? Couldnʻt I just put, "E hoʻihoʻi i ke kelepona."?


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

"E hoʻihoʻi i ke kelepona." is fine.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cyna1998

What is the function of "i" before ke kelepona here?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ana208033

Problem solved! Mahalo nui. It was a device problem and not a problem with the app itself.


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

I got it right too... they marked it wrong.


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

Do keep in mind that the ʻokina is not just an apostrophe.


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

Unfortunately some platforms do not have that option.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ana208033

Auē frustrating, can’t get pass this! Any manaʻo


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

What are you struggling with the most? Maybe we can help explain it better?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ana208033

Basically no struggles. I’m just stuck/locked on the particular question regardless if the answer is correct, can’t move to the next level?! Anyone experiencing this problem?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LauraValen578025

So what is the purpose of using 'oe?


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

It makes explicit who you are telling to put the phone back. This is a command and thus, it is not 100% to use ‘oe.

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