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"Páirceálann an carr agus tiomáinim an carr."

Translation:He parks the car and I drive the car.

November 15, 2014

10 Comments


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

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mjkuecker1965

You came up with a witty comment before I did.


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

Tugtar ar sin "dhá thrá a fhreastal" mar atá ráite acu.


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

...are we talking about the same car here? He parks it (then) I drive it? Or would that be 'páirceálann sé an carr agus tiomáinim é' ?


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

He parks the car and I drive the car. It's in the Contract; you got a problem with that?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tom518424

I submitted the same answer, so why is it incorrect


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

I can think of two possible explanations:
1) The computer made a mistake when comparing two strings
2) You made a mistake when writing your answer, or in reading it back.

As Sentence Discussions are a user-to-user forum, and users have no way of knowing what you actually submitted, and as none of the thousands of other users who have done this exercise have reported a problem with the computer having any difficulty comparing two strings in this exercise, the 2nd explanation sounds like the most likely explanation.


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

Wouldn't it be easier to say "Páirceálann sé an carr agus tiomáinim sé"?


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

"... agus tiomáinim é." might work. But the sentence really needs emphatic pronouns. "Páirceálann seisean an carr ach tiomáinimse é."

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