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"Tá siúcra ar an muiceoil."

Translation:There is sugar on the pork.

4 years ago

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/sualainnis
sualainnis
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Is sugar pork an Irish thing?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/meganfernane12

No

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FuzzyBee
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"Sugar is on the pork" was not accepted. Would that be said a bit differently, then?

I was able to say "The chicken is on the plate" for "Ta an sicin ar an bplata" (apologies for missing accents), but maybe the definite articles made the difference. I admit that the "There is sugar..." version sounds more natural in English when talking about pork, but what about "Sugar is on the table"? Thanks!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kingthatcher
kingthatcher
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No, it is grammatical what you wrote. Report it!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
scilling
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FuzzyBee, it seems as though “Sugar is on the pork.” would be a grammatical response to the question “What’s on the pork?”. It seems as though the test was written to only accept an answer of the form “There is sugar on the pork.”

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hsn626796
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Interesting and important question and explanation !

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TreasaWilson

Sounds revolting.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SeanPatric908907

Audio does not seem to be working.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JeffFoster14
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Pig candy!

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SeanMeaneyPL
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I'll go with the chicken, please.

3 weeks ago