"Bărbatul are cincizeci și patru de ani."

Translation:The man is fifty-four years old.

November 15, 2016

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

Previous questions have allowed me to use numerals in answers (e.g 30 for treizeci), so why is "The man is 54 years old" not accepted here?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BobGeorge3

I got caught with that too


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BobGeorge3

Now twice! I'm slow to learn


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nicotell86

It should be accepted. I'll report it.


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

Why was it 'Maria are șaisprezece ani' (without 'de'), but 'Bărbatul are cincizeci și patru de ani' (with 'de') here?


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

In Romanian, you use "de" when the number is 20 or higher. No "de" with the numbers from 0 thorough 19.

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