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"That spruce is so old that it is no longer safe."

Translation:Tuo kuusi on niin vanha, että se ei ole enää turvallinen.

July 25, 2020

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

Se ei ole enää turvallista?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anna839191

No, "kuusi" is a countable word and we are talking about one spruce so "turvallinen" should be in the nominative.


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

I am confused too. Isn't it a negative sentence? Shouldn't it be turvallista?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IdanTene1

Hey! I only now saw your question. Partitive is required in all negative sentences EXCEPT in predicative expressions, such as the above (describing what something is/isn't).


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

että ei -> ettei


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

Why cant I use todella vanha for so old?

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