"Non vengono."

Translation:They are not coming.

June 26, 2013



Could this not mean,"They do not come"?

June 26, 2013


yes I wrote that and it was a correct answer

July 17, 2013


I just notified duoLingo that I thought my answer 'They are not arriving' should have been accepted. However, I have a question regarding this:

If I am unsure if I think the answer is wrong / right, is it better to post the question to the conversation ( ... or in this case my 'whining' that I think my answer should be correct ;-) first, and wait for an answer on the board ... or to report it to them and not post? I would hate to waste the moderators' time with anything erroneous; I am the one learning the language ;-)

(I was astounded to find out there are only about 30 people running duoLingo ... bravo!)

January 18, 2014


Sometimes an answer may not be accepted but after a few reports it is added so one person got it incorrect but later it was considered correct. So, let's not forget to report when we think something should be accepted, or changed. I've just seen a message from Duo saying:"we are working on the quality of the Italian listening."

January 15, 2014


It said vengono also means arrive. So why is the don't arrive correct?

February 26, 2014


i had the same situation :)

April 27, 2014


I wrote They do not come, and it was marked wrong.

July 29, 2013


Hmm that's weird, I got it right. Though I did contract do not into don't I don't see how that makes a difference.

August 11, 2013


I wrote 'they are not coming' and this was accepted

January 11, 2014


Is there a difference between "they don't come" and "they are not coming"?

March 19, 2014


They mean pretty much the same thing. Duo seems to accept pretty much both in most sentences now.

March 19, 2014


It certainly seems like there's a difference. This is how I've come to understand it so far:

"they don't come" [present habitual/general] = "non vengono" "they are not coming" [present progressive] = "non stanno venendo"

Please correct me if any of this is wrong. Thanks.

April 22, 2014


Any confidence I had going into this section. Gone. Poof!

April 20, 2014


why not they do not

May 17, 2014
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