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"Toivon, että järvi on vielä tyyni."

Translation:I hope that the lake is still placid.

July 22, 2020

10 Comments


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

"Calm" should also be accepted. Not only placid.


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

Still not accepted, 23Aug20. I have reported it (again?).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Glenguy45

Seriously? Who speaking English says 'placid'? I'm not saying 'placid' is wrong, but I am saying that 'calm' would be a more correct word/answer to use. I have reported it...apparently...again.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarionWall7

'Calm' should be accepted


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MTH3100

Agree that calm should be accepted, and unless you are on Lake Placid, around my parts of the US we hope for calm waters.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarionWall7

Calm should be accepted


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

I was marked wrong for using "calm" instead of "placid," even though "tynni" is translated as "calm" or "placid." Furthermore, at least in English, "placid" isn't used as commonly as "calm" in this context.


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

so, "calm" is wrong even though it's right? https://imgur.com/rhPyzmH


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lk_
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I wonder if there's any proper distinction between "I hope" and "I wish"? They sound like both should be accepted.


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

Placid or Calm? I know which one I'd pick ... but let's consult Professori Google:

“the water is calm” = About 1,110,000 results “the water is placid” = About 222,000 results

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