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"Julia habite dans un état du sud-est du Brésil."

Translation:Julia lives in a southeastern state of Brazil.

May 6, 2020

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

Why not a state of southeastern Brazil?


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

In the exercise "southeastern" modifies "state". In your phrasing "southeastern" modifies Brazil.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tenalice1

un état du sud-est du Brésil can be either:
un état du (sud-est du Brésil) = a state of southeastern Brazil
or
(un état du sud-est) du Brésil = a southeastern state of Brazil
but the simplest translation is "a state in the southeast of Brazil".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SimonShin2

"Julia lives in a state (which is) southeast of Brazil" should also be accepted.


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

That would be: "Julia habite dans un état au sud-est du Brésil.".


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

there is another exercise where sud-est and sud-ouest are answers and people have flagged it due to the fact you cannot differentiate one from the other yet here you clearly can.


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

Julia lives in a state in the southeast of Brazil.

Marked wrong, why? :[

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