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  5. "You would like the book."

"You would like the book."

Translation:Librum velitis.

November 17, 2019



I feel like this is an inappropriate construction for volo velle. I was taught that this verb requires a complementary infinitive. This sentence should perhaps use amo, amare


You raise a good point re subjunctive. Here's a critique of subjunctive as DL teaches it with such clauses: here https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/34000366 and here https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/33825939


Yeah - the English makes it sound like "You would enjoy this book" rather than "You want this book". Perhaps there should be a distinction.

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