"Mesmo de longe, é possível sentir o cheiro dos banheiros."

Translation:Even from afar, it is possible to smell the bathrooms.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/JohnGrunewald
JohnGrunewald
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I used "even at a distance" and was marked wrong. It seems a reasonable choice. I also think that it should be acceptable to say "It is possible to smell the bathrooms", since saying "smell the smell of": is redundant.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MRMsys
MRMsys
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Any time you feel a reasonable translation is marked wrong, you should report it! Reasonable translation will be added eventually.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lingledingle

They accepted ..."to smell the bathrooms." just now.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pietvo
pietvo
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They now give that as the standard translation on a listening exercise.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KevinCreag

"Even from far" should be accepted. I am a native English speaker and I have never used the word "afar" in my life.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bretonparano
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My reply was exactly the main answer, except that i used "far" instead of "afar". As you say "afar" is not very common in English and most people would use simply far, even if "from that far" may be better.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlfSagen
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Same for "Even from far away..."

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ManuelWachter

why can't you translate "banheiros" by "toilets"?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/il.malavit
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I have used this sentence many times in describing the public restrooms at terminal bandeira and metrô marechal deodoro.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MRMsys
MRMsys
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HAHA, where are those located?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/il.malavit
il.malavit
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haha São Paulo

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Neurasthenia

The best translation would probably be "smell the stench."

4 years ago
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