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"Tu me recommandes quelle série sur Netflix ?"

Translation:You are recommending which series on Netflix?

June 18, 2020

28 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/N.Hilary

What happened to the part about "you are recommending to ME"? Correct answer should be: "Which series on Netflix are you recommending to me?"; or, "You are recommending to me which series on Netflix?" Reported. 6.18.20


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

It seems that there are half a dozen reasonable translations that they reject, and just one tortured English phrase that they insist on. C'est insupportable!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mng22
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Yes, many of these new lessons do not yet have enough variety of acceptable translations. And many of them have translations which sound awkward in English. I just keep reporting them...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Poef9

I am trying to do the same. Hopefully things will get better in time. The problem is that you cannot distinguish between making a mistake or giving a sound translation that Duo rejects. That makes it harder to learn.


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

I know from experience that every new section began like this. It's crowd sourcing and we are the crowd.


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

I suspect we're doing Duolingo's work for them, partly. As phrases become more complex, there will be more different ways of saying it, so the higher we go, the more likely we will run into this problem. Regional idiosyncrasies complicate things too. I just report my answer if I think I got it right, and try to remember the wording of Duolingo's answer next time.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/N.Hilary

Je suis d'accord!!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JoyceGee1

I put, " Which series on Netflix are you recommending to me." What is wrong with that?


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

For the writers of this lesson the translation of JoyceGee1 just above is what you should strive for.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Richard7281

Clearly, the person who created this module is someone who writes English like a French person since they reject "Which Netflix series do you recommend?"


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

This is really poor English. 'Which series on Netflix do you recommend?' is the most natural way of rendering this in English, and 'Which series on Netflix do you recommend for me?' should also be accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ErnestGree4

"Which series on Netflix are you recommending to me?" ???


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

While "to me" might be optional in English, since it is required in French, it should be expected in the English translation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ken67255

What is wrong with 'which Netflix series'? It is more colloquial


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lee_with_2_Es

Why is product placement coming up outside the "tech" section?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Daniel589120

What series on Netflix do you recommend to me ? was just accepted for this sentence.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/del243

"recommending to me" should be accepted.


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

My answer - which netflix series are you recommending to me? - is wrong so reported 1/8/20


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

"quelle série" could mean both "what series" and "which series"? Could anyone clarify?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Aud237157

Using the word cubes I wrote "Which Netflix series are you recommending?" which wasn't accepted, but sounds much more fluent (in American English at least) than Duo's version.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/del243

"You are recommending which Netflix series" is better English translation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Monty987789

In the audio, "... quelles séries sur ..." was rejected. This seems equally correct to me.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cricri811231

tu recommandes quelle série sur netflix or quelle serie sur netflix tu me recommandes ?


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

What happened to ME???


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Poef9

Many people are wondering about that. See e.g., first entry in this discussion.


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

Duo please revise this sentence..poor phrasing


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RichardSus4

Again, another Duo mishap--left out "m" in the English

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