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"If she were not to drink water, she would not get tired"

Translation:Asingekunywa maji asingechoka

February 21, 2019

6 Comments


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

I don't think the first clause should be negative in this sentence. It makes more sense to say: *Angekunywa maji, asingechoka." -- If she would drink water, she wouldn't get tired.


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

you have a point, as it is the reverse would be 'angekunywa maji angechoka' which doesn't make much sense. Unless of course we're talking stomach cramps because of drinking water then running?

¯_(ツ)_/¯


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

You get super, super tired if you don't drink water. This sentence is not logical. They should change it.


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

Change it now please.


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

To what? Please be more descriptive when leaving suggestions


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ernst557459

Also, why change it? Even if the statement doesn't make too much sense, it is grammatically correct. We're here to learn Swahili, not physiology or biology.

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