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"I would like a friend."

Translation:Bu toil leam caraid.

April 11, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kevin671867

What difference in meaning is there in 'I would like' against 'I am wanting'? I guess in English the former is polite. Same in gaelic?


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

More polite, and also less urgent I guess. If you want something, you are asking for it. If you would like something, you aren't explicitly asking for it, but just expressing your desire for it. Does that make sense?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kevin671867

Makes sense. Thanks

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