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"Are there reports in the newspapers about that interview?"

Translation:An bhfuil tuairiscí sna nuachtáin faoin agallamh sin?

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/ProinsiasOFoghlu

My answer was "An bhfuil tuairiscí sna nuachtáin faoi an agallaimh sin?", it was marked as incorrect because faoi and an combine to form faoin.

However I wonder is it really incorrect; is it a contraction like can't and cannot or must one use faoin?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
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It is incorrect; it’s not a contraction like “can’t”. It’s closer to a word like “within” in English; although it’s constructed from “with” + “in”, one can’t substitute “with in” for “within”.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/torowan
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Being able to make that distinction in English is tough too :/

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LeeInCalif
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Thanks! I just hit (and missed!) this example, and your comparison between faoin and within is very helpful!

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyrocker

One must use faoin (and don/den)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PaulNiesen1
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As with other lessons, the helpful hints could've been a bit more...helpful...

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bernard135490

I thought 'faoi an' is accepted the same as 'faoin' like 'tá mé' is accepted the same as 'táim'

9 months ago