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"Hey, can I borrow a charger? The battery is dead."

Translation:Hei, voinko minä lainata laturia? Akku on loppu.

July 11, 2020

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RodrigoAnd276034

In finnish there's no need to add always the pronoun like in english


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Selma686876

Yes, the "minä" should be optional, not mandatory for it to be right


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Astrid682530

I didn't put "minä" and it was marked wrong.


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

This is not the case anymore on 19 Aug 2020.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gareth646761

Actually on 13.9.2020 I did not include 'minä' and it was still marked wrong. Strange.


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

Hmm, strange. Are you sure there wasn't anything else that didn't match? The "minä" should have been optional for at least 6 weeks by now. (I only just sent out the notifications about it to users who have reported it, though.)


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

Fun fact: If you are in a Finnish public library (at least in the Helsinki region), you can borrow a cell phone charger at the desk.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BernardAda9

Isn't 'saanko' more polite? Like 'can I' and 'may I' inEnglish?

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