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"De måste säga "ja"!"

Translation:They have to say "yes"!

January 6, 2015

27 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/zooey111198

"Sorry", you don't usually care about punctuation at all! So why are you insisting on the quotation marks?


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

I don't know why. This is something that is run by the Duo machinery, not created by us course creators. It shouldn't complain about the quotation marks here, but sometimes the machine gets fussy where it shouldn't.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JavadMousa3

I had the same problem


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

Weird, maybe place a space between the last quote and the exclamation mark?


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

It's embarrassing that this still doesn't work the way it's supposed to, but we cannot do anything about it. Hence, I have marked this sentence for removal in the next tree. We'll make sure not to stick anything with quotation marks in that tree version.


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

Even more embarrassing in 2020! haha


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

My answer in English was accepted without quotation marks.


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

And mine was just rejected!


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

Why is "They must say yes" not acceptable?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MattBush2

It might be due to it requiring the quotation marks around "yes".


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

That is definitely the case.


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

Why not 'must' instead of 'have to'. And why the insistence on punctuation as others say?


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

"must" is also accepted, actually, but if Duolingo arbitrarily decided to require quotation marks from you, then it probably also decided to show the default translation of "have to" rather than the equally good "must".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Joe873439

thanks. I was wondering what was going on


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

As of January 14, 2020, this answer still has to be written with quotes to be considered correct. No other answer cares about punctuation.


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

Unfortunately, that is not correct. Every sentence with quotation marks has this problem - and Duolingo occasionally insists on other punctuation without reason as well. :(


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PavelSedlk1

Den här meningen måste bort.


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

Feb. 5, 2018 - Now it not only requires quotation marks around "ja" but also requires "ja" be underlined _.! Today I was using my cellphone working on making my tree golden, and I could not do the to satisfy Duo and complete the strengthening exercise!!! So very frustrating. Also, while working on my desktop computer, Duo advised me of a typo for not having the ____.


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

May 5th 2018- no need for any quotation marks or anything else.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Scot687756

June 6 2018, needed quotation marks and/or exclamation point. Android


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SwaSu1

Still requires quotation marks, and not just ANY quotation marks, either. “Yes” was not accepted, but "Yes" was. Took me a few rounds to figure out! Hah


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bine299400

Quotation marks???


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

What is your question, please?


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

Rejected for me too and now it is January 2021, a year later

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