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"Let's take this book."

Translation:Bu kitabı alalım.

July 15, 2015



The "bu" makes it a specific direct object. (It's not just any book, anymore; it's this particular book.) So it has to get the accusative ending.


why not götürelim?


Because "götürmek" means "take away" , "take " or carry: The man went out of his way to take me to the station. - Adam beni istasyona götürmek için zahmet etti.

I had to carry Harun upstairs. - Harun'u üst kata götürmek zorunda kaldım.


People say that you shouldn't put an i on a noun whenever there is bu; because it is already specified by bu. Well, what is this?!


Because there is a directional action concerning the book.


I'm confused with the verb. why is it in first person singular when Let's implies a plural subject? Or am I missing something totally? Thanks so much!

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