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Re: [Czechlist] Re: HELP: "dochazkova vzdalenost"

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  • Josef Hlavac
    Perhaps a way out of this would be to say something like Hotel je 5 minut pesky od hlavniho nadrazi ? Josef ... [Non-text portions of this message have been
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      Perhaps a way out of this would be to say something like "Hotel je 5
      minut pesky od hlavniho nadrazi"?

      Josef


      tomas_mosler wrote:
      >> I have heard e.g. 'K hotelu se dostanete pesky...' which is a natural way of saying 'the hotel is within walking distance...', isn't it?
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      > Well, it depends; of course in this context is it OK, but as such, the "problem" is you can basically get "pesky" almost anywhere - one could get "pesky" (by foot) even to a hotel which is in another country, :) which definitely isn't what "walking distance" would imply.
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      > To say "hotel je v dochazkove vzdalenosti" is IMHO shorter and more precise way to express the idea without the need to care about the context.
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      > Tomas
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