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"Missä te olette lomalla?"

Translation:Where are you on vacation?

July 15, 2020

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/B-Ryan4

This is odd phrasing. You'd usually say, where are you going on vacation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Karen262958

That is what I would say too


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

It would be plausible, albeit less common, if someone on vacation called up a friend, who did not know they were on vacation, and then told them that they were on vacation, prompting the friend to ask where.


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

In that scenario, I would say "Whereabouts are you on holiday?" ... so I think this should be an accepted variant.


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

I could be wrong but wouldn't "mihin" (where to) suggest the future tense while "missä te" implies you are already in the vacation?


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

I think holiday should be accepted


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

As a suggestion, British call a vacation, a holiday. I didn't try it in case it wasn't accepted. Vacation is American english


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

In line with the other comments, maybe "where are you vacationing" works as an alternative?


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

So, what would the Finnish for "Where are you going on holiday?" be?

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