"De dusjer lenge."

Translation:They shower for a long time.

October 25, 2015

5 Comments


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

Why we use here 'lenge' rather than 'langt'?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fveldig
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'lang/langt/lange' is describing the length of something.

'lenge' is describing the duration of something.


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

Ah, so that's why "Lenge" is "For a long time" in English. In Norwegian duration is part of the word, while in English it is not


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kris727782

But one can say "for long"


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

And a lengthy shower they had

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