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"This paragraph does not read well."

May 9, 2013

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

I put "Questo paragrafo non legge bene" and got it right, but i am wondering if the suggested translation would be better, or if there is any difference in meaning between the two? Thanks


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Yeah the given translation is better because the paragraph isn't the one doing the reading; an Italian speaker would use the impersonal si (i.e. people can't read that paragraph well). The paragraph for some reason would be the subject if the verb were suonare though: "questo paragrafo non suona bene" (this paragraph doesn't sound well).

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