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"בחודש שעבר."

Translation:In the last month.

July 26, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/houthakker72

The suggested correct text is בחודש שעבר, but try as I might, I can hear not the faintest trace of an opening ב ... Clipped audio ? Small typo or other glitch ?


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

It's there, albeit not as clear as one might hope.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Helen613612

The "official" correct answer was just given in an exercise as "In last month" which isn't good English, unlike the translation shown above.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/michael625048

How would one say 'during last month'?


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

Kind of depends on the context. It could be simply בחודש שעבר, like here, or במהלך החודש שעבר, the latter being like "over the course of".


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

Why the past month can not be a good answer


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

Last as in previous or last as in final?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/houthakker72

Previous as in 'which has (just) passed'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hadassah277241

I translated this as in the month that passed which was accepted. However, I was more inclined to just write, "last month" but I was afraid it wouldn't have been accepted, even though that's what I would say when speaking English, even if I meant in the last month.

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