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"He is a representative of his time."

Translation:Er ist ein Vertreter seiner Zeit.

January 3, 2013

2 Comments


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

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.)


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

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

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