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"I throw fish onto the floor."

Translation:Pisces in pavimentum iacio.

October 14, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kuzux
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why not in pavimento?


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

in with the accusative (here pavimentum) implies movement, motion (into, onto).

in pavimentum -> 'onto the floor'

in with the ablative (pavimento) does not have movement, simply where something is located (in, on).

in pavimento -> 'on the floor'


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

Thank you for the clarification!

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