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"The one I was wearing yesterday was less loose."

Translation:Celui que je portais hier était moins ample.

July 15, 2020

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Amy968762

I entered "Celle que je porterai hier etait moins ample." How does one know that "one" should be "celui" and not "celle"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Emmy707641

I made the same mistake. You are talking about the past so the correct verb should not be "porterai" but portais.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/3skMN

"Celle que je portais hier etais moins ample" is marked wrong. Would someone pleeeze explain why?


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

I think it should be était


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Paul950310

Etais should be etait.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alice713006

I did the same mistake just now!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Harry111162

The one...etait, not je etais


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

Celle que je portais hier était moins d'ample.

Why is this wrong?


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

One really doesn't say less loose. It just isn't done. One might say "not as loose" or perhaps "tighter". Sometimes literal translations sound more dumber.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nyree520507

I don't get why this was marked incorrectly


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

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