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"We want wine."

Translation:Nos vinum volumus.

October 13, 2019

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

Is it right "Volumus vinum" or "Vinum volumus"?


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

Yes, it's a matter of focus or emphasis:

  • vinum volumus = "we want wine" (neutral)
  • nos vinum volumus = "we want wine" (as opposed to them)
  • volumus vinum = "we want wine" (as opposed to water)
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