"Han har skildpadder i sin gård."

Translation:He has turtles in his courtyard.

12/14/2014, 2:07:05 PM

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Why is 'garden' incorrect? In British English we don't say 'yard'.

12/14/2014, 2:07:05 PM

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I don't think it's referring to a garden, more along the lines of this:

12/14/2014, 3:34:17 PM

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Ah OK, in that case I think we would say 'courtyard'.

12/15/2014, 8:46:18 AM

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I find this course quite frustratingly biased towards American "English" - it seems such a shame to loose the origins of the language. It's annoying being told you are speaking your own language wrong when American is a derivative of the English language. I was quite surprised when the picture of the course to learn English was the Statue of Liberty!

9/13/2016, 9:54:10 AM

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Lose* sorry I just thought it was a rather ironic place in your sentence for a mistake

2/26/2018, 12:58:49 PM

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I consider yard and garden to be the same thing if referring to a patch of green space outside someone's house - which I'm assuming this context is also referring to

10/22/2015, 9:05:28 PM

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I'm an American and I wouldn't say yard either. That's what kids play in at school. What you have at home is a garden.

1/8/2015, 2:17:36 PM

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Well, in Arizona we say yard.

3/26/2015, 12:54:49 AM

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Nice to learn English as well in this Danish course ;-)

7/21/2017, 3:23:12 PM
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