The life of Tom - a writing mini-challenge

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Re: The life of Tom - a writing mini-challenge

Postby jeff_lindqvist » Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:14 pm

rdearman wrote:Anki Tom is a killer!!! :shock:


My Portuguese deck has no fewer than 15577 (!) cards with Tom as the main culprit. :roll:
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Re: The life of Tom - a writing mini-challenge

Postby tomgosse » Tue Jun 06, 2017 2:14 am

jeff_lindqvist wrote:
rdearman wrote:Anki Tom is a killer!!! :shock:


My Portuguese deck has no fewer than 15577 (!) cards with Tom as the main culprit. :roll:

It's not me! It's a case of mistaken identity! :?
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Re: The life of Tom - a writing mini-challenge

Postby MamaPata » Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:04 am

tomgosse wrote:
jeff_lindqvist wrote:
rdearman wrote:Anki Tom is a killer!!! :shock:


My Portuguese deck has no fewer than 15577 (!) cards with Tom as the main culprit. :roll:

It's not me! It's a case of mistaken identity! :?


If you were managing to study French and do all of the things Tom is getting up to, you would have to own a time machine!
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Re: The life of Tom - a writing mini-challenge

Postby Anya » Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:16 am

This is a short story from my very first Danish round with Clozemaster:

Tom kom for sent til det sidste tog og måtte tage en taxi hjem – Tom missed the last train and had to take a taxi home.
Tom var deprimeret, Tom var nedtrykt. ”Hvis jeg var en rig mand…” - Tom was sad. “If I was a rich man…”
Vær ikke sådan en gnavpotte! – Don’t be such a curmudgeon!
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Re: The life of Tom - a writing mini-challenge

Postby smallwhite » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:51 am

Have you heard?

Tom left Mary and went to live with another woman.
Tom Mary'yi terk etti ve başka bir kadınla yaşamak için gitti.

Tom wondered why Mary was angry.
Tom Mary’nin neden kızgın olduğunu merak ediyordu.

They think that Tom must have killed Mary and then killed himself.
Onlar Tom’un Mary’yi ve sonra kendisini öldürmüş olması gerektiğini düşünüyorlar.
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Re: The life of Tom - a writing mini-challenge

Postby Elenia » Mon Apr 02, 2018 2:12 pm

Tom and his shenanigans, hey!
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Re: The life of Tom - a writing mini-challenge

Postby eido » Tue May 29, 2018 10:36 pm

I have a few I came across in Clozemaster Icelandic, all in one session today.

  • Tom var ekki einn. / Tom wasn't alone.
  • Var Tom sama? / Did Tom mind?
  • Fer Tom, líka? / Is Tom going, too?
  • Hvar er Tom í dag? / Where's Tom today?

Ooh, how ominous.

Let's see how many more I can find.
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Re: The life of Tom - a writing mini-challenge

Postby Christi » Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:44 pm

I tried doing this for Korean. Haven't found Tom yet, but I found his buddy Jim.

짐은 이제 집에 돌아갈 시간이라고 말했다. Jim said that it was time to go home.

Wait! Here's Tom. He's being very mean.


톰은 그들을 못 들어 오게 했다. Tom wouldn't let them in.

Tom's girlfriend was angry at him.

''그녀의 시선을 등 뒤에서 느꼈다.'' I felt her eyes at my back.'' Is what Tom said.

I wonder how this story will end?

And if the Korean given by Clozemaster is actually correct. There were a few sentences I wasn't sure of, but maybe that's just because I'm not advanced at all.
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