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well, i couldnt write your essay in finnish. But there is time yet

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12:00 Mar 4, 2002
English to Finnish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: well, i couldnt write your essay in finnish. But there is time yet
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5Minä en osaisi kirjoittaa esseetäsi suomeksi. Mutta vielä ehtii.
Desmond O'Rourke
4 -1En voinut kirjoittaa esseetäsi suomeksi. Mutta kyllä vielä ehtii.Lauri M�kel�


  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): -1
En voinut kirjoittaa esseetäsi suomeksi. Mutta kyllä vielä ehtii.


Explanation:
en- I couldn't
kirjoittaa - write
esseetäsi - your essay
suomeksi -in Finnish
mutta - but
'kyllä vielä ehtii' - 'there is time yet'

Lauri M�kel�
Local time: 06:46

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disagree  Desmond O'Rourke: Couldn't is not past tense in this case
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Minä en osaisi kirjoittaa esseetäsi suomeksi. Mutta vielä ehtii.


Explanation:
"Couldn't" is not in the past tense but means here "I cannot", not "I didn't".

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Desmond O'Rourke
United States
Local time: 23:46
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 435
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