"He is a representative of his time."

Translation:Er ist ein Vertreter seiner Zeit.

1/3/2013, 5:39:53 AM


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There are SO many ways to convey something this abstract! A more concrete sentence would make the translation task clearer, and avoid arbitrariness. If you choose a more concrete example, you allow the learner to focus more fully on the task at hand (in this case, the genitive case.)

1/3/2013, 5:39:53 AM


Exactly. Some sentences are very hard to translate without some context.

2/4/2013, 4:48:59 PM
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