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"Very good things are said about her."

Translation:Onun hakkında çok iyi şeyler söyleniyor.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/spikypsyche
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Why present continuous rather than aorist?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ahmed2.15

İ used past tense, isn't it correct? )

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SheridanZhoy

"Are" is simple present and söyleniyor is present continuous, so the past tense doesn't really fit here.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ahmed2.15

Oh yes true, İ missed that, thanks ))

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SheridanZhoy

No worries! I'm glad I could help.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ahmed2.15

:)) sağolun abi

3 years ago

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Wouldn't it be more like "are being said"? Is it also accepted?

2 years ago

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It is accepted :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IanBod
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Why is it 'onun' and not 'o' in this sentence?

2 years ago

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"hakkında" takes all pronouns except "onlar" in the genitive case (gibi does as well)

2 years ago

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Why past tense is not accepted for the Turkish? -(söylendi) Or if that makes 'were said', maybe 'söylenir'( are said)?

Doesn't söyleniyor translate rather to 'are being said' ?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SabineBergmann1
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Ich bin glücklich, daß ich dieses mal antworten kann. Ich habe gerade einen Kommentar von Ektoraskan zu einer ähnlichen Frage gelesen. Man kann für die englische Version "are said about" sowohl söyleniyor (are being said) als auch söylenir (are said) sagen. Beides wird akzeptiert, wohl als Übersetzung für beide Formen. Für "very bad things were said about her" muß man söylendi sagen.

1 year ago