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"The car drives on the road."

Translation:Tiomáineann an carr ar an mbóthar.

November 3, 2014

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

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


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

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


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

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'.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JanetMcNei1

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