"They like to sing with a brother."

Translation:Вони люблять співати з братом.

July 2, 2015

2 Comments


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

Why isn't "Їм подобається співати з братом?" accepted

July 2, 2015

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

While the English sentence is technically correct grammatically, I can't really think of any occasion when I'd say that. It's the equivalent of this Ukrainian sentence: Вони люблять співати з якимсь братом.
I believe that in this instance you need a possessive pronoun- ie my brother, his brother, their brother. A/an are indefinite and simply don't work here. This also goes for the other sentences here on Duo where we have to write a father, a mother, etc.... It's nitpicky. But real.

May 27, 2016
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