"Marie ne se promènerait pas seule sur ce chemin."
Translation:Marie would not walk alone on that path.
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It is more correct to say: "Marie would not walk on this path alone", than to say: "Marie would not walk alone on this path". The French sentence is saying that Marie would not walk on this path all by herself. The Duolingo answer is not idiomatic English. No actual Anglophone would speak that way. If you wanted to say that Marie would only walk on this path and no other, you would say: "Marie would walk on this path only."
In Quebec chemin is ROAD. My sentence "Marie would not go for a walk alone on this road" rejected. I think it should be accepted. SE promener is MORE precisely 'to go for a walk' and chemin is commonly used for road.
edit:Marie would not go for a walk alone on this path... accepted.
Yeah, I got fooled on that one too. Chemin IS road. At least in Quebec all of Northern Ontario New Brunswick and probably all of Canada. It may be time for DL to update a little. We often complain about DL poor understanding of English vs American vs some regionalism, however, this is an example of DL being clearly incorrect in French.
Quebecois French is quite different to Parisian standard French. You will notice that there are many words that are pretty different - different words for shoes, sweater, email, etc. Plus the accent is also pretty different, especially if you're from Montreal. Duolingo clearly stated that they teach the standard Parisian French, so...
I would think path is similar to lane. The reason people are complaining so much is because we are made to worry about every tiny mistake. Duo says," you are learning from your mistakes" but it isn't "fun" to then be confronted by mounting mistakes that one must review in future lessons, especially when they are due to tiny mistakes in translation.