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"Zweite August-Woche"

Translation:Second August-week

January 17, 2013

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

Duolingo suggested "Second August-week". That's not normal in English. "Second week of August" is.


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

Honestly, I almost think Second August-week shouldn't be accepted as an answer. On one hand, yes, this is a german course not an english one. On the other hand, the sentence is so bad it should almost be unacceptable.

Doing this would also promote context-based translation, something a lot of people aren't familiar with, as they try to translate word by word.


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

I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks "Second August-week" is bad English.


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

Agreed with all the above, please change this Duolingo folks


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

I'm not sure that comment threads are monitored; if you want something changed it's usually better to report it.

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