"Il va avoir faim s'il ne mange que de la laitue."

Translation:He is going to be hungry if he only eats lettuce.

July 11, 2020

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Misplaced modifier in English. Should be "eats only lettuce". If he "only eats lettuce" the implication is that there are other things one could do to lettuce--the mind boggles.


Depends how much he eats and whether it's Leo the snail :-D


I used "if he eats only the lettuce." This was rejected -- but it's a perfectly sensible translation if the context is in reference to one particular meal. When "the" is omitted, it refers to a more general situation -- someone who usually or always eats only lettuce. Duo, please fix this!

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