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"The car drives on the road."

Translation:Tiomáineann an carr ar an mbóthar.

3 years ago

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Sounds odd. 'Tiomáintear an carr ar an mbóthar' makes more sense.

3 years ago

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The same applies from a US English perspective, but see this discussion when I’d asked about a vehicle driving in the active voice.

3 years ago

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It was the Irish sentence, 'Tiomáineann an carr...', that struck me as odd.
The English use of 'drive' with a vehicle as the subject is quite familiar to me, e.g. 'the car drove too quickly around the corner'.

3 years ago

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Cue the music...

1 year ago