"Deux hommes se battaient, la police est arrivée."

Translation:Two men were fighting; the police arrived.

June 28, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Poef9
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Wouldn't you use a semicolon in the French as well?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Colette111958

Two independent clauses need to be separated by a period or a semicolon. Otherwise, it's a "comma splice" in English (i.e., incorrect).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/palmiro77

"Two men were fighting with one another". In my book, that's the "preferred" translation.

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