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"Onko Elsa hyvä jalkapallossa?"

Translation:Is Elsa good at soccer?

July 1, 2020

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

football should also be accepted


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

Both "soccer" and "football" are accepted. Please check your answer for other mistakes. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Debbie126826

Why isn't "in" accepted in place of "at"? Seems the same to me.


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

When you want to express that you are well capable of doing something, the usual collocation is “to be good at something”. There are some idiomatic expressions where “good in” is appropriate, but those are rather rare.


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    Still not correct, it should be jalkapalloa


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

    Partitive case for "jalkapallo" should be used only if this sentence is phrased as "Onko Elsa hyvä pelaamaan jalkapalloa?", as in "Is Elsa good at playing football?". Without the verb, inessive case is needed.

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