"Nåtidens folk spiser mer."

Translation:People of the present are eating more.

December 8, 2015

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/AaronWarwick

I really think "these days" should be included for this answer. Nobody says "People of the present" they say "People these days"

December 8, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/fveldig
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Similarly, "nåtidens folk" isn't a common expression. The sentence is trying to teach 'nåtiden', and the English sentence is the closest translation.

December 8, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Jen185648

That doesn't really help if the English doesn't make sense, though - 'people of the present' isn't uncommon, it's something no one would ever say. I suppose a politician or someone might just about say 'people of the present time' or 'the present age', but 'people at present' or (even better) 'people now' would be far more usual.

September 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Andy585

So the norwegian word can't be properly translated. I guess they tried their best to teach the meaning of 'nåtiden' then, which is not a bad thing at all, in my opinion.

October 6, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/CarolineS222

Is nowadays included as a correct answer?

April 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Zek256

I had no idea what people of the present meant until aaron equated it with people these days. Thanks

September 26, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/mannutenland

Isn't "Presently" a fair replacement for "Currently" in this context?

September 30, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/LinkCottrell

'presently' has a more immediate connotation. It's more like saying 'at this moment'.

October 6, 2016
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