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"Cha bhi mi ag obair Dihaoine."

Translation:I will not be working on Friday.

February 16, 2020

9 Comments


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

It accepted

I do not work on Fridays

but said I should not have put the s on. But surely if you are translating this as habitual, then Fridays is preferable?


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

It didn't accept I don't work on Fridays.


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

It probably didn't like the didn't. It doesn't like n't unless a mod has gone to the trouble of putting it in by hand. They do this sometimes but it is better not to risk it. The only time I think they do it consistently is when the abbreviation changes the word order, such as Isn't she which isn't a contraction of Is not she.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/joannejoanne12

It doesn't like n't unless a mod has gone to the trouble of putting it in by hand.

Duolingo automatically accepts contractions if we have the full form in the incubator :)

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