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Error on french adjectives

Hello! I am encountering a problem in the French topic- Adjectives-part 4. I need to reproduce what the woman is saying and when i write "Je bois de l'eau froid" it wont't let me pass because I apparently "you used english, not french". It does not matter what I write, I get the same answer. What should I do if I can not advance? Thank you!

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/HappyEvilSlosh
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I think it should be je bois de l'eau froide, does that work?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sundayrosea

no. nothing works. it keeps telling me: Öoups you did not write in french". :(

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lenkvist
Lenkvist
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"Je bois de l'eau froide" is indeed the correct answer. I just checked for both answers.

  • Je bois de l'eau froide is accepted.

  • Je bois de l'eau froid gives the message "Oops, it doesn't seem to be in French.".

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sundayrosea

YES!!!! Thank you, thank you! I felt like I already tried both versions but obviously not.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sundayrosea

I'll try and come back with the answer. Thank you.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/northernguy
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Generally, when this happens the problem is it won't accept anything but the exact response it is waiting for. Everything else is treated as English. You may think your answer is correct but there is something about it that Duo doesn't like. Do a key word search of Duo and find the correct answer. Then copy and paste it into the answer box.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kieran_lillis

I'm not sure if this will work, but you could try using a different browser.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sundayrosea

I tried it from Google Chrome today and also from the application for Android... keeps getting stuck at the same stuff.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sundayrosea

From Mozilla, same result... Oops, it doesn't seem to be in French.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/northernguy
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There are a couple like that. There is nothing you can do but hit the skip button.

Edit: Actually, hitting the skip button doesn't work. The only solution I can find is to use a key words search of to find the correct response and then enter it.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/eowyn36
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I have the same problem on the android app, I type tu mange la pomme chaude but it says I'm typing in english and there is no skip button so I'm stuck

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lenkvist
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Tu manges la pomme chaude.

Could you try it with that sentence?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sundayrosea

Just try different versions until it gets it. That's what I did. I had the same sentence...

4 years ago