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"The secretary did not like to know he would lose his position."

Translation:O secretário não gostou de saber que perderia o cargo.

June 29, 2013

10 Comments


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

I agree, the he excludes "a secretaria" from the solutions


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

Why not "o secretario não gostou de saber que ele perderia o cargo"


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

It should be accepted also.


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

Is there such a thing as a subjunctive conditional tense? And if there is would it be used here since the sentence is about an opinion?


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

I don't see any subjunctive here, but pretérito perfeito and condicional (futuro do pretérito)


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

In the multiple choice exercise:

"The secretary did not like to know he would lose his position" - "O secretário não gostou de saber que perderia o cargo."

In this case, it cannot be "A secretária".


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

Indeed. I also think 'a secretaria' cannot be 'he'.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RosaRose310532

Eu acho que não cabe outra resposta aqui. Como vai usar a secretária, se tem o " he"


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

A secretária não gostou de saber que seu amigo perderia o emprego.

A secretária não gostou de saber que ele (he) perderia o emprego.

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