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"He is a representative of his time."

Translation:Er ist ein Vertreter seiner Zeit.

January 3, 2013



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.)


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

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