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"Curcubeul o dispară în puțin timp."

Translation:The rainbow will disappear in little time.

November 19, 2016

7 Comments


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

Mai poate fi zis si "The rainbow will dissapear shortly"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidONeil4

I know it can be frustrating but it is technically difficult to match natural phrases between languages in either direction and hence difficult to mark in a way that will catch every answer that might be considered correct or even better. The official solutions that are considered inappropriately forced and literal are nevertheless useful as they illustrate the guiding logic of the source language and at least one of the aims is to speak fluently in Romanian. I actually enjoy studying the literal translations as they help me to achieve that. Hopefully, I already have fluency in my mother tongue. Viva Duo!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BenYoung84

I think that's a very kind interpretation.


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

If the app were consistent this way, I would agree with your explanation. However, the translations are all over the map. They are not always literal like this. I understand that we are trying to learn Romanian not English, but having to guess what bizarre English answer will be accepted is a distraction from that.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dmb0058

"the rainbow will disappear in a little while" is more natural


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

I would always say "in a little time", not "in little time". And even then I would usually express it a different way.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LABv7L1N

or 'in a short while'

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