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"Jeg abonnerte for mange måneder siden."

Translation:I subscribed many months ago.

August 20, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Wengusflengus

could one translate this 'for' as 'too' ('...too many months ago')?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fveldig
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No, 'for ... siden' translates to 'ago'. Your sentence would be "Jeg abonnerte for (alt)for mange måneder siden"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/askepka

is 'for' always needed in that kind of sentence (talking about past)?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Wengusflengus

"X ago" is "for X siden" so you don't actually use "for" alone when you talk about the past.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/aarghthebees

If you wanted to say 'I have been subscribed for many months' would it be 'Jeg har vært abonnerte i mange måneder' ?

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