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"Meillä on oma koti."

Translation:We have a home of our own.

July 3, 2020

10 Comments


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

Why isn't "We have our own house" correct? This seems more natural to say in english.


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

house = talo, koti = home But I'd personally agree with you that "We have our own home" might be more natural in English. I'm just still not sure if it would be accepted, so I have not reported it yet.


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

"We have our own home" is now accepted!


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

Is "We have an own home" definitely wrong or could it be accepted? :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sarah803697

Definitely wrong - that isn't correct English. "We have our own home" is what you would use (qualifications: over 50 years of speaking English). Although the task that was set was to "Type what you hear", so the answer should be in Finnish.


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

This exercise doesn't always show up as a "Type what you hear"-like exercise, btw. In my case it's showing as a "Write in English" where you just choose from the words they already give you and put them in order, so I guess some of the doubts in "options" arise from there (not being fluent in English is a different matter altogether)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sarah803697

Ah, of course - back then I didn't realise that the sentences come up in different guises.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Patito1703

Following... I was asking myself the same


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

"We have our own home." is also a correct English.


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

Would it be different to say " We own a home" in Finnish? Comparing to "We have our own home"

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