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If I say "I have been living in Paris for 4 years" is it correct to say either:
#1 J'habite à Paris depuis quatre ans or #2 J'ai été habiter à Paris quatre ans.
Why, in “Nous courons pour ne pas manquer notre train.”, do we have “ne pas manquer” and not “ne manquer pas”? I didn’t know that “ne pas” is valid.
Remplacez avec un pronom convenable.
Elle place une statue de bronze à l'entrée de la maison.
Les mots soulignés sont "Une statue de bronze".
1) Elle en place une à l'entrée de la maison
2) Elle la place à l'entrée de la maison.
Can you check the audio on “Il projette d'aller en France, alors que nous projetons d'aller en Suisse.”?
Specifically “projections”, which sounds truncated.
You don’t make allowances for obvious typos? Duolingo does, but I guess we should be more careful.
This is not a question, just a comment. I must say I really like to the voice of the woman reading the sentences on this page!! Lovely voice and style - more of this reader, please!
Seems to me that « were going every summer » and « used to go every summer » are pretty much the same thing. My translator for nous allions agreed. What’s the difference and how does one say « were going? » Merci !
At the end of the conversation the Aunt says the mirrors are too cute. Then she says "I'll take them." How many does she want to buy for her niece?? I would have expected her to say "I'll take one" Or does "Je les prends !" not mean I'll take them. I'm confused.
Is there a chance that the Kwiz(es) could be more varied, challenging, and taken more frequently within the specific subject areas, say, after 24 hours of taking the last Kwiz ? ( I hope I am posting this in the right place and apologize if I am not :-)
The question was what does the following mean: "Je vais au restaurant plus tard" and one of the answers I picked was, I will come to the restaurant later." It was marked wrong. But I just took a lesson on using the present tense to describe the near future. I'm confused.