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"There is a small lake and a good sauna nearby."

Translation:Lähellä on pieni järvi ja hyvä sauna.

July 21, 2020

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

Why is it "on" but not "ovat"?


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

Because you are talking about two things separately. If you were saying 'there are two lakes....' you would use ovat. Here there is one thing (so you use 'on') and then another. You wouldn't say 'there are a lake and a sauna' because they are two different things.

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