"You made a mistake translating that word."

Translation:Vous avez fait une erreur en traduisant ce mot.

July 3, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/angus390025

This one is interesting. I wrote "tu as fait une erreur en traduisant ce mot", but I had second thoughts and hovered over "made" and the suggested translation was "t'es trompé(e)" so I changed it to "tu t'es trompé en traduisant ce mot"

It was accepted but with the suggested translation as shown. I wonder which would be more natural in spoken French.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jojo553168

To me, faire une erreur is a little bit more formal than se tromper. Both are very common, though.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Liz961840

i used "tu as fait" which I'm sure would be the way a teacher would address a pupil, not "vous"

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