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"Bu çok üzücü bir haber."

Translation:This is very sad news.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/martin.aub

"this is a very sad news " was not accepted (even there is "bir" in the sentence). should i report it ? (i am not native english speaker)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mizinamo
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No - "news" is uncountable in English, so "a news" does not work.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/martin.aub

ok thanks !

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AneurinEE
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Writing "piece of news" would work and would get round the issue of "news" being uncountable in English.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tbkmkk
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For me it does not work. I reported it.

2 years ago