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"O agente federal não conseguiu as informações necessárias."

Translation:The federal agent failed in obtaining the required information.

June 18, 2013

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

Is it just me or is the sentence missing the second verb..."obtaining"?


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

?.. failed in obtaining = falhou em obter / didnt get = não consegui... well... sometimes they demand literal translations. Next time they run away from it... :S


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

"The federal agent did not obtain the necessary information." was accepted as a translation (21/11/2013)


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

i agree, as it's written, i see it as "the federal agent was not able the necessary information" obviously not right...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/binhlewater23

"as informações necessárias" is not plural? why is it translated as "the required information"?


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

"information" in English hardly ever has its form in plural, just in few contexts, but in Portuguese it has plural most of he time, unless it is required a specific information.


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

"The federal agent didn't get the necessary information." is accepted.

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