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"Ich bin spät."

Translation:I am late.

December 19, 2015

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

I read that the English, "I'm late," cannot be translated into German literally as, "Ich bin spät." Germans don't say that. You have to say, "Ich bin verspätet." Is that correct?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wickie-hey

You can say: Ich bin spät dran. Ich verspäte mich.


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

Exactly! I agree with your comment - have a lingo!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gary54437

I thought it was supposed to be, "Ich habe Verspätung".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Julian48465

Doesn't "ich bin spaet" mean "I am late" as in "I am dead"? Shouldn't it be "Ich habe eine verspaetung"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dilora683871

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