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"My sister works in a prison."

Translation:Min syster arbetar på ett fängelse.

November 18, 2014

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

"På" gives the feeling of 'institution', in general: arbeta på bibliotek (library), på sjukhus (hospital), etc. You could say 'i' but that gives it a much more specific feeling, that you are beginning to talk about a specific prison.


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

Why is it not: på fängelse... I mean why you need 'ett' here?

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