Lesson 1.6 Quiz question

Jaime_Andres August 9, 2011, 4:39 am
I'm having doubts regarding a question on this lesson's quiz:

Which of the following is the correct translation of “my Canadian friend”?

I answered with: wǒde Jiānádàrén péngyou

However it says that the correct answer is: wǒde Jiānádà péngyou

Why is this? It seems to me that the answer labeled as 'correct' says something like "My Canada friend", since the character 人 is not present, just like if it was wǒde zhonguo péngyou (我的中国朋友) which I think it should be 我的中国人朋友。

Can anyone clear this for me please?
Lesson 1.6 Quiz question
Lin-Ping August 15, 2011, 9:37 am
Theoretically your analysis is right. But in daily life, we use the correct anwers listed above. Yes, idiomatic usages I would say they are. Keep on the good effort Jaime_Andres.
Lesson 1.6 Quiz question
Jaime_Andres August 17, 2011, 7:14 pm
谢谢 Lin Ping, I will try to remember that.
Lesson 1.6 Quiz question

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