"I am reading for an hour."

Translation:Jeg leser i en time.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/CharlottePau

So, what would be "I am reading IN an hour"? I would've said "jeg leser i en time"...

2 years ago

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"Jeg [leser/skal lese] om en time".

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CharlottePau

Thanks!

2 years ago

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Bare hyggelig! :)

2 years ago

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Why is "Jeg leser for en time" not correct?

3 years ago

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Prepositions don't always translate directly. 'for' = 'i' in this context (time).

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/July.July.CH

why I can't use om?

2 years ago

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Because that would change the meaning of the sentence (see PunkyTaurus' post and my response above).

2 years ago
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