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"هُناك جَزيرة قَريبة مِن بَيْتي."

Translation:There is an island close to my house.

August 25, 2019

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Djibril487949

"Close by" is not really a prepositional phrase in English, which I suspect is why they wouldn't accept it as an answer.


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

It must be so nice (◡ ω ◡)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bonjour689181

Are not close to and close by the same?


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

"Close by" is a slang used in some non-native cultures as an equivalent of "nearby".

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